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Carl Ronald Crabtree

Carl Ronald Crabtree, 94, of West Portsmouth, passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 19, 2022, at Southern Ohio Medical Center’s Emergency Room.

He was born September 22, 1927, in McDermott, a son of the late Theodore and Nellie Merle Throckmorton Crabtree.

Carl was a retired USAF MSgt, serving as Dental Clinic Superintendent, March AFB, CA, and a 1945 McDermott High School graduate.

He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Peede Crabtree, November 1997; his second wife, Jacqueline Harness Crabtree, April 26, 2013; three sons, Ron Crabtree, Kerry Crabtree, and Richard Granger; four brothers, Cecil, James, Bernard, and Raymond Crabtree; and five sisters, Dorothy Brown, Ruth Virginia, Freda Crabtree, Phoebe Wagner, and Helen Pertuset.

Carl is survived by one son, Kermit Crabtree of Moreno Valley, CA; one daughter, Margo (James) McDonald of Wheelersburg; one grandson, Will McDonald of West Portsmouth; one brother, Homer Crabtree of Vandalia, OH; and two sisters, Winona Craycraft and Linda Deemer both of Lucasville.

Visitation will be held, Thursday, August 25, 2022, at the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville. Graveside Military Rites will be performed following in Lucasville Cemetery by the William Baker and James F. Irwin Posts of the American Legion.

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