CRUPE, Richard W., 61 of Maynard Road, St. Clairsville died Monday January 19th, 2004. He was born September 9, 1942. He left behind his wife, and best friend of 22 years, Louise Ott Crupe, five sons, Edward Crupe of St. Clairsville, James Briggs of Wheeling, William Crupe of Wheeling, Lawrence Hindman and wife Sherry of Mozart, WV and Leonard Nice and wife Anna of Moundsville, WV; three daughters, Wendy King and husband Bob of Bridgeport, Carriann Byrd and husband Michael of Bellaire, OH and Penny Nice of Bellaire, OH and 25 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Basil and Pearl Davis and a brtoher Joseph Burkievicz. Services will be held at the family’s convenience.