CUSHING – Kevin Stone Crute, 31, died May 21, 2013, in Cushing. He was born Oct. 17, 1981, in Rockport, to Karl and Laraine Stone Crute.
Kevin grew up in Cushing and attended Georges Valley High School. Kevin’s family was most important in his life, especially his mom and dad who always supported him throughout. He dearly loved his grandparents, Donald and Shirley Crute. Kevin enjoyed spending time with his many friends. He loved animals, especially his beloved dog, Tia. Kevin enjoyed camping, fishing, especially for stripers, his speedboat and tinkering. He was a lobsterman and clamdigger. Kevin was well known as one of the best sternmen you could have on your boat. He worked for awhile with his uncle, Buzzy, in Washington state as a mechanic.
He is survived by his parents, Karl Crute Sr. and Laraine Crute of Cushing; sisters, Edwynna Crute of Cushing, Monica Hall of Cushing, and Alicia Morse of Annapolis, Md.; brother, Karl Crute Jr. of Cushing; nephews, Nicholas Olson, R.J. Hall, Shawn Crute, Kalob Crute, Trevor Crute and Max Crute all of Cushing, and Eli Morse of Annapolis, Md.; nieces, Zoe Morse of New York City, Anna Morse of Annapolis, Md., and MacKenzie Hall of Cushing; stepnieces, Heidi and Jaymie McMahon both of Cushing; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A service to celebrate Kevin’s life will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at Thomaston Baptist Church, with the Rev. Wayne Sawyer officiating. Burial will be after at Crute Family Cemetery, Woody Lane, Cushing. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kevin’s memory may be made to Friendship/Cushing Food Pantry, care of Kathy McLeod, 255 Cushing Road, Friendship, Me. 04547 or to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 78 Main St., Thomaston. You are invited to share your condolences with the family by visiting their Book of Memories at www.hallfuneralhomes.com.