Eric "Dirt" Alan Sandusky, age 48 of Crawfordsville, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at home. He was born in Crawfordsville on May 11, 1973 to Fred Alan Sandusky & Charlotte Jean Kruckow.
Eric graduated from Crawfordsville High School in 1991. Throughout the years, he was a tattoo artist and started at Mind's Eye in Crawfordsville, then moved to Hollywood California and tattooed several famous people, Steve-O, Brittany Spears, Kelley Clarkson, to name a few and worked in several tattoo shops in Indianapolis and Lafayette and then returned home back to Mind's Eye in Crawfordsville. He played in many bands (Society 1, HateSong, and 3 Headed Snake) as a bassist and toured throughout the United States and Europe. He was a fun-loving guy and just a big teddy bear.
He leaves behind his mother, Charlotte; a sister, Jennifer (Brian Pursell) Bentley; a brother, Travis (Elia) Kruckow; a niece, Elyssa Bentley; his aunts and cousins; his band members, and many close friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Fred; his paternal grandparents, Jim & Ethel Sandusky; and his maternal grandparents, Gerald & Patricia Hall.
Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S Washington St, in Crawfordsville on Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 12:00pm till the time of the service at 2:00pm with Pastor Mike Nickle officiating. The service will be live-streamed and recorded which can be viewed on his obituary page at www.sandersfuneralcare.com. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery North. Share memories and condolences online at www.sandersfuneralcare.com.
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