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Aaron J. Crutchfield, 38, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Sunday, August 25, 2019 in Paulding County, Ohio.
He was born on July 22, 1981 to Ernest and Maria (Jimenez) Crutchfield in Paulding. Aaron enjoyed playing basketball, and was an avid basketball fan. He loved spending time with his family, especially his nephew. Aaron will be sadly missed by his family and many good friends.
Aaron is survived by his parents, Ernest Crutchfield, Jr. and Maria (Gary) Brabson, all of Ft. Wayne, IN, daughter, Aarielle Crutchfield, two brothers, Jermaine Crutchfield and Michael Stots, grandfather, Cruz (Janice) Jimenez of Ney, OH, grandmother, Margaret Zakrzewski of Toledo, OH, and his fiance, Katie Cramer of Ft. Wayne, IN.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Alice and Ernest Crutchfield, Sr.
Visitation will be held from 2-8 pm on Friday, September 6, 2019 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A funeral service to celebrate Aaron's life will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 7th at Schaffer Funeral Home, with Pastor Todd Buckmaster officiating.
Memorials are suggested to the family to assist with expenses, or to begin a trust fund for his soon to be born son, Aaron Jr.