Patrick McCrackin

Obituary of Patrick McCrackin

Patrick J. McCrackin, 83, went to be with his Lord September 7, 2018.  He was born January 11, 1935, to Richard and Margaret (Egan) McCrackin in Carson City, MI.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Margaret Ann; and 3 brothers, Daniel, James, and Robert.  He is survived by his wife, Sharon Doll McCrackin; 2 daughters, Susan McCrackin-Hall and Ann Marie (Christopher) Caldwell; 2 sons, Edward McCrackin and Kevin (Christine) McCrackin; 9 grandchildren; brother, Richard (Carol) McCrackin; and sister, Irene Schueller.  Pat served in the United States Army and was stationed in Japan.  In 1958, he began working in the automobile dealership business.  Before long, he became a partner at Bill Fowler Ford and purchased the dealership in 1962, which he renamed Pat McCrackin Ford.  He retired in 2004 after owning the dealership for 42 years.  He was a charter member of Catholic Community of St. Jude, DeWitt, MI, and a member of Knights of Columbus. Funeral Mass is 11:00 AM Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Catholic Community of St. Jude, 801 N. Bridge St., DeWitt with Fr. Robert Irish officiating.  Visitation is 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM Wednesday at Catholic Community of St. Jude with Rosary Service at 7 PM, and 1 hour prior to service on Thursday. Interment will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Catholic Community of St. Jude Building Fund, or to a charity of one’s choice.  The family is being served by Tiffany Funeral Home.  Friends may visit the guest book at www.tiffanyfuneralhome.com