Ray A. (Bud) Crooks, age 81, born May 23, 1939 in Columbus, Ohio passed away March 16, 2021 at home.
He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Martha Crooks. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Marsha Crooks and daughters Lisa Justi and Cathy Nordyke, granddaughter Reese Rae Nordyke, brother Carl Crooks and sister-in-law Barbara Crooks.
Ray was a 1957 graduate of North High School in Columbus, Ohio. He went on to work for The Hanna Paint company for 30 years before retiring.
Because of his compassion for collies, he and his wife Marsha were long time volunteers for Tri-State Collie Rescue. Ray and Marsha enjoyed riding motorcycles for many years. He was known as “Mr. Fix-it” to his family and loved to spend time working on and driving his cars.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations in his memory to be made to Tri-State Collie Rescue at https://tristatecollierescue.org/one-time/