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Obituaries

WILLIAM FRANK CRUTE III

March 7, 1938 - May 8, 2018

U.S. Veteran

SERVICES PENDING

Frank Crute was a pioneer, with over 50 years working at the Space Center.
He was with Rockwell during the Apollo program,when the shuttle program
started he was the Tile Supervisor (tiles kept shuttle from burning up on re-entry)
Lockheed got the contract he became a Mobile Launch Platform Supervisor
and finished his time out with USA until he retired.
He leaves behind his wife Linda H. Crute, son, Wm Frank Crute, IV, daughter,
Yvette Crute his sister Glenda Crute-Mercer of NC. & several grand children.