---- — DANVILLE — Fred R. Cramer, 76, of Danville, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Carle Hospital in Urbana.
Fred was born on July 9, 1937, in the Hawbuck Creek area of Danville to Fred Roland Cramer and Lola Mary Neighbors.
He married Sharon Dunavan on June 28, 1959, in Danville. She survives.
Also surviving is his loving son, Tim (wife, Sandi).
Fred attended Danville High School and later went to work for General Electric as a punch press lead set-up. He also proudly served in the National Guard 5th Army.
Known for his upbeat and easy going nature, Fred always enjoyed a good joke. Having a huge love for flying led Fred to get his private pilot’s license in 1987. Throughout his life he had many pets and had a love for all animals and nature.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in honor of Fred.
A celebration of Fred’s life will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville. A memorial gathering will be held prior to the celebration from 4-6 p.m.
Please join the Cramer family in sharing memories, pictures and videos of Fred’s life on his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com. Cremation rites have been accorded by Sunset Funeral Home. Burial of Fred’s cremated remains will be held at a later date.