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Lanny E. Crist

Lanny E. Crist, age 77 of Lancaster, former resident of Springfield, , died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Genesis Health Care in Somerset.
He was owner of Spartan Machinery Co. and was a graduate of Millersport High School, Class of 1960 and a graduate of Ohio University, Athens, Class of 1966. He enjoyed cross stitching and collecting Disney items.
Lanny is survived by his daughter, Teresa (Rick) Yates of Rushville; grandson, Scott (Ashley) Yates; great grandchildren, Hannah and Halo; brother, Sam (Charlotte) Crist of Baltimore, and a nephew, Michael (Elizabeth) Crist of Thornville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Penny Woods-Crist; and parents, Warren and Cynthia Crist.
Funeral service was held May 31, 2019, in the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore, with Rev. Jill Dunlap officiating. Burial followed in Zion Ridge Cemetery, Perry CountyMemorial gifts may be given to Grace Lutheran Church, 65 E Columbus St., Thornville, OH 43076.
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