BUCKHANNON – Donald Eugene Crites, 70, of Buckhannon, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at his home. He was born April 1, 1943 in Upshur County, a son of the late Annie Crites. He is survived by one sister, Mary Jane Crites of Buckhannon; two brothers, Jerry Crites and wife Clara of Richmond, Va. and Phillip Crites and wife Mary Jean of Buckhannon and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Crites was a painter. He loved animals of all kinds and was an avid reader. There will be no services. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.