Mr. Louis Jennings Crabtree Sr., age 70, passed away peacefully at his home in Barrineau Park, FL. on Friday, June 13, 2014. He was born in Atmore, AL., grew up in Barrineau Park, FL. and was one of seven boys. He was drafted and served in the United States Army 82nd Airborne Division during the Vietnam War and later began his career in Louisiana working offshore in the oil and gas industry. He moved to Casper, Wyoming in 1978 and later to Evanston, Wyoming. He spent the next 25 years working in the oilfields of Wyoming and the surrounding area. He moved back to his family home in Barrineau Park in 2003 after he and his brothers sold their family business.
Mr. Crabtree was preceded in death by his parents Ollie Jennings Crabtree and Anna Catherine Dagen Crabtree; brothers, Ollie Don Crabtree and Thomas Mathew Crabtree. He is survived by his daughters Darlene (Andy) Miller of San Antonio, TX., Angie (Doug) Crabtree-Dockstader of San Diego, CA.; sons, Louis (Layna) Crabtree Jr. of Barrineau Park, FL., Thomas (Katie) Crabtree of Roswell, GA.; six grandchildren, Jerni, Jayda, Louis III, Sophia, Bella and Thomas Jr.; and four brothers, Huey, Clay, Walter, and Monte.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 20, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Little-Pine Barren Cemetery in Molino, FL.
Visitation for family and friends will be held Thursday, June 19,, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home in Atmore, AL.
Pallbearers will be Kelly Crabtree, Ollie Crabtree, Taylor Crabtree, Colton Crabtree, Doug Dockstader, and Andy Miller.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is charge of arrangements.
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Published in Pensacola News Journal on June 19, 2014