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Eric L. Cresong

January 4, 1983 — February 5, 2019

Eric L. Cresong, age 36, of Uniontown, Ohio passed from this world on February 5, 2019. Eric was a graduate of Springfield High School and was proud of his career as a Troubleshooter for Ohio Edison. Eric loved his family more than anything else. He was always full of smiles and laughs and would light up a room. Eric loved playing softball and was an avid Cleveland sports fan. Preceded in death by his son, Tristan; grandparents, Homer and June Cresong and Alva and Reva Cox, Eric is survived by his wife, Dezirae; his four children who he loved deeply, Dakota, Landon, Tyson, and Peyton; parents, Homer and Vanessa Cresong; brothers, Homer and Tracy (Chrissy); and sister, Ashley (Jamison); former wife, Jessi; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends and family will be received Tuesday, February 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 3553 Northdale Street NW, UNIONTOWN, Ohio 44685 (one block NW of the square of 619 & Cleveland Ave.) Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13 at Springfield Assembly of God, 1551 Canton Road, Akron, Ohio 44312 with Rev. Raymond Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eric’s family in care of the funeral home, or visit for a link to a ‘Go Fund Me’ account: ( (Hopkins Lawver, UNIONTOWN, 330-733-6271)
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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home - Uniontown

3553 Northdale Street NW, Uniontown, OH 44685

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Springfield Assembly of God Church

1551 Canton Rd., Akron, OH 44312

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