FARMINGTON – Robert Kevin Crites of Farmington passed away on November 9, 2023, at Country Meadows in Park Hills at the age of 61. He was born January 25, 1962, in Farmington to the late Bob Crites and Inez “Starnes” Crites. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a special uncle, Wayman Starnes.
Robert grew up in the Farmington area and at a young age went to work as a machinist, having worked for King Machine Shop and K & E Machine Shop. An avid outdoorsman, he loved to both hunt and fish. Robert’s family came first, and he was a very loving father to his sons and grandchildren.
Survivors include his two sons, Kevin (Kayla) Crites and Randy (Morgan) Crites; five grandchildren, Jaydan, Paisley, Kevin, III, Randy II and Kenlee; two sisters, Crystal Dalton and Dena Watson; as well as nieces, nephews and extended family. Also surviving is his special canine companion, Buddy.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at Cozean Memorial Chapel beginning at 10 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. in the Cozean Chapel. Interment will follow at Knights of Pythias Cemetery in Farmington. View the video tribute and share your condolences at cozeanfuneralhome.com.