Benjamin Jacob Crites, of O Fallon, MO, passed away Monday, November 14, 2022 at the age of 47. Beloved husband of Janet Crites; cherished son of Michael (Bernice) Crites, Sr. and Norma Foster; devoted father of Jacob Dylan Crites, Abigail Coward and Finnick Coward; loving grandfather of Carter Cothran; dear brother of Kelly (Bill Ziesler) Davis, Michael Davis, Michael Wayne Crites, Jr. and Jonathan (Lindsey) Foster.
Benjamin was in the heating and air conditioning business his entire life. He was the owner of Crites Heating, Cooling and Appliance. Benjamin loved Harleys, music and spending time with his friends who were like family to him. He never met a stranger and would hug anyone he came in contact with. Benjamin was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
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