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George Kronk

November 15, 1937 — October 21, 2022

West Jefferson

George Wayne Kronk Jr., age 84 of West Jefferson, went home to be with the Lord on October 21, 2022 at 1:25 pm surrounded by his family at home.

George was a truck driver for Ohio Seed Company for many years and also drove for Forrest Trucking.  He served the nation in the U.S. Army from 1955-1958.  He loved watching his NASCAR races on the weekends.  He was a loving husband, father, brother and grandpa.

He was born November 15, 1937 in Columbus, OH to the late George Wayne Kronk Sr. and Grace Ruth Kronk.  He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Patricia Deck and brother in-law Ted Deck, father in-law Edwin P. Rice and mother in-law Anna M. Rice.  George is survived by his wife Frances “Jane” Kronk, stepdaughters Melissa and Colleena McDowell, Corinna Cain and LaShell (Cary) Lutz, children Cheryl (Joe) Zambanini, Richard (Brent) Kronk, George Wayne Kronk III, Ashley Kronk and Keshia (Joel) Buckland, grandchildren and great grandchildren Brittani Cain, Staci (Tim) Hall, Courtney (Robbie) Hartzler, Caleb Jones, Noah Kronk, Christopher Johnson, Katelynn Hall, Matthew Hall, Griffin Castle, Talon Castle, Naudia Garrett, Miriam Collins, Hayes Smith, Sadie and Kaliope Buckland, Adelay Hayes and Dehlilah Hayes, and nephews, aunt, uncles and cousins.  He is also survived by his dogs Bella and Smokie Kronk.

The family will receive friends to the Harvest Chapel Church, 530 West Jefferson Kiousville Rd SE in West Jefferson, OH on Thursday, October 27.  There will be a visitation from 10:00-noon.  Then a funeral service will follow, Pastor Faron Tabor officiating.  George’s body will be laid to rest at the Alton Cemetery in Prairie Twp.  Services entrusted to Rader McDonald Tidd Funeral Home, West Jefferson, OH.

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Thursday, October 27, 2022

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530 W Jefferson Kiousville Rd SE, West Jefferson, OH 43162

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