David Allan McCracken

December 3, 1959October 12, 2012

David Allan McCracken, 52, of Curwensville, was called home to the Lord on Friday, October 12, 2012 at the Clearfield Hospital

Mr. McCracken was born December 3, 1959 at Clearfield, the son of the late John L. and Josephine R. (Hockenberry) McCracken of Clearfield.

He was employed at Thor Energy Group as a driver.

Mr. McCracken was a member of the Clearfield Fire Department and served in various offices at 2nd Ward. He also served on the board and as a backstage manager for the Clearfield County Fair.

He is survived by his mother, his wife, JoAnn (Shirey) McCracken whom he married October 27, 2000, five children; Travis McCracken and his wife Jennifer of New York, Jennifer Martell and her husband Derrick of Croft, Mark Spaid and his companion Crissa Miller of Clearfield, Brian Spaid and his wife Shawna of Delaware and Bradley Spaid and his wife Nichole of Kansas, twelve grandchildren; Conner McCracken, Aleigha Blauser, Hannah Formanek, Julie Hilliard, Andrea Spaid, Valen Spaid, Colton Spaid, Ron Timko, Miranda English, Taylor English, Levi Martell and Derrick Martell, Jr., three sisters and one bother; Elma Rougeux and her husband Keith of Clearfield, John M. McCracken and his wife Gail of Curwensville, Sharon Stiles and her husband Jim of Croft and Joan Quade and her husband Denny of LeContes Mills, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. McCracken was preceded in death by his father.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield with Pastor Terry Smith officiating. Interment will be at Fruit Hill Cemetery.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. and on Wednesday from 12:00 P.M. until the hour of services.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 26 S. 2nd St. Clearfield, PA 16830.

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  • Visitation Tuesday, October 16, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, October 16, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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Mariel Supenia

October 26, 2012

So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Dave was a great person.

Mark ( Kojac ) O'Connor

October 17, 2012

I Remember his dedication to second ward fire hall as well the Clearfield Fire
Department and Fair Board. Plus that grin he always had going when he was
up to something He was a good guy always tryin to help somebody out.
his family are in our prayers and thoughts
Mark A. ( Kojac ) & Kathy O'Connor
Dubois Pa

Peggy Calcagno

October 17, 2012

Dave was an asset to Thor Energy Group. He was not just an employee, he was part of our family. A dedicated, hard worker who loved his job and his truck Rosie. He had a great sense humor and a stong belief in hard work..... He will be deeply missed and always loved. He was a friend to many and a enemy to none.. We love and miss you Pappy. RIP our dear friend... Love Peggy Calcagno, Thor Energy Group.

Ed & Donna Shaw

October 17, 2012

Sorry to hear of your loss you have our thoughts and prayers. Family being there for each other is the only way to get through these tough times.

Debbie, Ricky and Katie Wade

October 16, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

October 15, 2012

To the family: Our thoughts and prayers go out to you as you all go though the loss of a best friend, brother,son, father, pappy, and husband.
We will miss Dave as he was a great neighbor. We'll miss seeing his smile as he rode his tractor with pride. What a super nice guy! Always a smile on his face. Remembering him brings a smile to our faces.
Until we meet again our friend.
Rest in peace.
Jon & Tracy Petrone