Barry Crane


Barry Lee Crane, 55, of Mitchell, Indiana, passed away September 13, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on June 4, 1967, in Seymour, Indiana to the late Charles D and Patricia G (Woodruff) Crane. On March 21, 1992, he married the love of his life, Amber Clampitt Crane.

Barry was a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church. He graduated from Seymour High School in 1986 and received his nurse’s aide training at Columbus East Vocational School in 1984-1985. He attended Vincennes University for Corrections and then IUPUI for social work. He went onto receive his Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management in 2019 from Western Governors University. He was currently working on achieving his MBA in Healthcare Management.

Barry dedicated his life to helping others. At an early age, Barry decided to spend his life in a career to create better lives for adults with developmental disabilities or in a nursing setting caring for patients’ needs. He was employed by ResCare as a Program Manager in the Southern Regional area of Indiana. His career path included Quinco Consulting, Schneck Medical Center, Jackson Park Nursing Home, Stonebelt ARC, and Indiana Mentor. In 2016, he was awarded the “Everyday Heroes” award for giving back to his community of Lawrence County in extraordinary ways.

He enjoyed trail riding with his wife and cowboy friends on his trusty horse, Rocket. Family was the most important thing in his life. He enjoyed spending time with his family on the farm, enjoying the outdoors and doing some fishing.

Barry is survived by his wife, Amber Clampitt Crane; two daughters, Mickayla Leigh Crane, Alyce Marie Crane; two grandchildren, Dawson Charles Crane, Noah Lee Crane; one sister, Margie Ruth (Philip) Trimpe; one brother, Larry Joe (Lisa) Crane; six nieces and nephews, Bradley Trimpe, Matthew Trimpe, Jessica Powell, Karcyn Davers, Logan Lane, Hunter Clampitt; five great nephews and two great nieces.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles D and Patricia G (Woodruff) Crane; and one brother, John Charles Crane.

Visitation will be held at Voss &Sons Funeral Service on Saturday September 17, 2022, from 10am until the time of service at 2pm.

Family request memorial contributions be made to Jacob Finger United Methodist Church, Children’s Ministry, 139 N 8th Street, Mitchell, IN 47446, or Medora Goes Pink.