Everett James Cronkshaw

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“Cronk was one of my Sgt's on South Kingstown Police Dept. I worked with him for many years. He was a good supervisor who helped me out several...Read More »
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“Oh Ev. I will miss you so much. ”
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A memorial service celebrating the life of Everett James Cronkshaw will be held at a later date. Everett passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at his home. He was born April 1, 1940 in South Kingston, RI., the son of James and Elizabeth (Murney) Cronkshaw. He was raised in Peace Dale, RI, and graduated from South Kingstown High School. Everett was a Forestry Fire Member before entering the United Sates Coast Guard. He then took a job with the South Kingstown Police Department as a Sargent, retiring after 25 years of service. He moved to Florida briefly before moving to Ohio to be closer to family. Everett enjoyed gardening and helping friends. He always had a love for animals and of seafood. He was a life member of the South Kingstown Elks #1899, and a member of the American Legion Post #737 for 34 years. Everett is survived by a nephew James B. Lingo Jr. of Berlin Center, Pam Lingo, and a niece Cynthia Lingo of Niles. one brother, Thomas Cronkshaw of Florida. He also leaves great nephews, Chris (Melani) Muir of Masury, James(Alexa) Lingo and Justin (Josa) Muir both of Boardman, and Jason Pringle of Mineral Ridge, as well as two great great nephews, Chris Muir Jr., Cole Muir and a great great niece Broklyn Olivia Muir. Besides his parents, Everett was preceded in death by his sister, Frances (James) Lingo and a great nephew Jeff Pringle. Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com