Peter David Crick, 89. passed away on April 26, 2021, at his home in Summerfield, Florida. We have lost a bright, vibrant man who leaves behind a legacy of helping others.
Pete was born in Aberkenfig, South Wales on September 1, 1931, the third son of Cyril and Eunice Crick. The family immigrated to the United States in 1948, settling in South Euclid. Shortly thereafter, Pete was drafted into the U.S. Army and served as a medic during the Korean War.
He retired from Lubrizol, in Wickliffe Ohio, as supervisor of the chemical lab. He spent many years there and was proud of the accomplishments he and his team achieved. An avid fisherman, he was a charter boat captain for many years, in Port Clinton, Ohio. Pete and his wife, Lily, moved to Florida in 2001 – first to Naples and then settling in Summerfield FL where they thoroughly enjoyed their retirement. There he was an active member of the Fishing Club in Del Webb Spruce Creek Golf & Country Club. Pete and Lily were passionate in their love of cruising throughout the world.
Pete is survived by his daughter, Leslie Barnes of Painesville, Ohio; and his son, Vincent Crick (Melanie), of Columbus, Ohio; and stepchildren Kathy Harvey (Tom) of Virginia Beach, VA, Terry Myers (Sherri) of San Diego CA, Ray Myers of Mentor OH; and Melissa Spencer (Brent) of Virginia Beach VA. In addition, he leaves behind grandchildren, Jeffrey Barnes (Nicole), Bryan Barnes (Kari) and many step grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His sister, Jennifer Graham (John) of Painesville OH and Summerfield FL. also survives
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lillian, and his brothers, John Crick, Douglas Crick, Brian Crick, and his sister Nerys Crick.
Although there will be no calling hours at Pete’s request, a celebration of life will ne held at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Belleview, FL. Condolences may be left at Hiers-Baxley.com
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