Donavon Jerald Cripe

donDonavon Jerald Cripe, 43, of Sandy Valley, Nevada passed away early Saturday morning, October 3rd, 2015.  He was born in Illinois to Robert and Judy Cripe on January 4th, 1973. He was the 5th of eight children.

Donavon, affectionately known as “Big D” and “Buff” did everything in life big.  If he razzed you, he loved you.  He loved his wife Traci with all his might, and adored his three daughters.  He was preceded in death by his beloved mother, Judith Marie Cripe. He leaves behind his wife Traci, daughters: Krystyna, Samantha, and Melissa, as well as his father Robert Cripe of Pahrump, NV, four brothers, and three sisters.  Donavon is an irreplaceable man, and we will all feel the void he leaves behind until we meet again.

In lieu of flowers please consider the needs of the family. or

Private family services were held at Sandy Valley Community Church on Tuesday October 6th. Burial Services will be held Saturday, October 10th at Sandy Valley Cemetery for friends and family.  As well as A Celebration of Life Service to follow at 3pm, at the Sandy Valley Ranch.


Burial / cremation services provided by: La Paloma Funeral Services, 5450 Stephanie Street, Las Vegas, Nevada.

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