Russel Joseph Crager, 78, car enthusiast who enjoyed a career in automotive sales

Russel Joseph Crager

WILMINGTON — Russel Joseph Crager, 78, passed away Monday, April 19, 2021, at his home. He had recently moved to Wilmington from Pennsylvania. Russel was born Dec. 19, 1942, in Abington, Pennsylvania, to the late Russel H. Crager and Edith Gehrin.

Russel spent most of his life in automotive sales. He could usually be found talking with someone about cars or working on his own personal interest in ’64 Fords. He loved God and his family greatly.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Noel Crager.

Russel is survived by his son, Russel Crager, and his wife, Becky; daughter, Elizabeth Crager; and grandchildren, Carley, Nathan and Jake.

No services are planned at this time.

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