Dillard Samuel Criswell was born February 1, 1940 in Wayne County to the late Gilbert and Cecil Eaton Criswell and passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital reaching the age of 77 years.
On September 7, 1957 he united in marriage to Delma Lucille Smith Criswell, who passed away June 26, 2013, and to this 55 year union five children surviveMargaret and her husband Wayne Foster, Richard and his wife Jessica, Kenneth and his wife Paula, Terry, Brian and his wife Crystal along with his sisterBrenda Sue Upchurch; and his brotherBobby Criswell.
He is also survived by ten grandchildrenStephen, Justin, Camedon, Brandon, and Austin Criswell, Justin Lauderdale, Britney Nicole Reynolds, Sierra Dawn Stinson, Jessica Hope and Samantha LaShey Criswell; and ten great-grandchildrenEmma, Alivia, Mackenzie, Jonathan and Trinity Criswell, Dakota and Dontay
Reynolds, Tim, Jr., Teddy and Titus Stinson.
He is preceded in death by his sistersJosie Perkins and Ollie
Campbell; and his brotherDewey Criswell.
He had accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior many years ago and attended the Big Springs Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 6, 2018 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Jimmy Decker officiating.
Burial was in the Old Sandusky Cemetery.
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on January 9, 2018