Rea W. Crail, 79, of Moline, Illinois, passed away on November 5, 2021, at Genesis Medical Center East, Davenport, Iowa.
Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory, Moline, under the direction of the Cremation Society of the Quad Cities. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Animal Aid Humane Society, Moline.
Rea was born October 17, 1942, in Keokuk, Iowa.
He loved his animals and rescued many over the years. He also had a passion for fishing and camping. He enjoyed watching old movies and talking about memories of the past. He retired from IH/Case after over thirty-eight years.
Rea was the beloved son of the late Irene I. Crail; devoted brother of the late Bonnie I. Spiekermeier and late Jerry E. Crail; loving father of David R. Crail of Colorado, Mary R. Tucker of Nevada, and Tim R. Crail of Illinois, and stepchildren, Eric R. DeMuynck of Iowa, and Brenda S. Ruping of Massachusetts; and grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle to many.
Condolences may be shared at CremationQC.com.