Leroy A. Cranz, 83, of Zanesville, died at 3:34 A.M. on Monday, February 22, 2021, at Genesis Hospital Emergency Room, Zanesville. He was born July 27, 1937, in Barberton, a son of the late Paul H. and Frances (Stipe) Cranz. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church for forty-six years and retired after thirty years from Zanesville City Schools as a Social Studies teacher. He was a member of the Muskingum County Retired Teachers Association where he had served as Treasurer and a member of the Thursday Music Club. Leroy enjoyed working with crafts and was well known for repairing clocks.
He is survived by his wife of fifty two years, Judith (Hale) Cranz, whom he married September 5, 1968; a son, Jonathan (Jessica) Cranz; a daughter, Emily (Aaron) Richards; three grandchildren, Owen Cranz and Ella and Maeve Richards; and a brother, Roger (Shirley) Cranz.
A Private Family Service will take place at Grace United Methodist Church, Zanesville, with Pastor Mark Chow officiating. An Inurnment will take place at a later date at Zanesville Memorial Park, Zanesville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 516 Shinnick Street, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
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