October 11, 2023
Dennis Ray Crainick, 73, of Benld, Ill., died at Gillespie Health and Rehab Center in Gillespie on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023. He was born June 16, 1950, in Coalton, to Herman B. Crainick and Virginia Heather Crainick Grove.
He was a laborer for the railroad. Dennis enjoyed karaoke, softball and was an avid Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions fan.
He is survived by his five brothers, George Radcliff of Bowling Green, Ky., Bernard Crainick of Benld, Gary (Linda) Crainick of Staunton, Herman Crainick of Gillespie, Doug Chapman; three sisters, Ruby Finch of Wood River, Suzie Crainick of Gillespie, Mar...