Ricky "Squirrell" Cromer Sr.(1958-2012)

Ricky (Squirrell) Cromer, Sr., 54, of Front Royal, VA, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2012, in Warren County.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 28, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 27, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal.

Mr. Cromer was born January 6, 1958 in Charlotte, NC, son of Betty Jones and the late Acriah Jones.

Ricky was a man of all trades. He was a plumber and employed by Winn Plumbing in Front Royal. He was an avid hunter and truly enjoyed his hunting trips to West Virginia with Marty, and a die-hard Redskin and Tony Stewart fan. He loved his Harley Davidson and Bud Lite. He loved playing his harmonica to the blues and some good ole rock & roll.

Surviving are his wife, Debbie Clatterbuck; a son, Ricky (Frank) Cromer, Jr. and his fiancee Brandi Williams; a daughter, Tracy McCormick and her husband Joe; four stepchildren, Edward Clatterbuck, Joshua Clatterbuck, Michael Clatterbuck and his wife Katherine, and Samantha Clatterbuck; a very special little girl, (Punk) Kaitlyn N. Clatterbuck; two brothers, Ronnie Cromer and his wife Joanne and Timmy Jones and his wife Alice; a sister, Sharon Estep and husband Phil; six grand-children, Lindsey Tharpe, Willie McCormick, Chelsea Clatterbuck, William Clatterbuck, Hunter Clatterbuck and Makayleigh Nicholson; six nieces and nephews, Ronnie Cromer, Jr, Kelly Cromer, Danny Cameron, Timmy Jones, Jr., Ashley Jones, and Dakota Jones; and many very special friends, especially Marty Barker, Terry Michaels, Randy Facemire, and Glen Brown, just to name a few.

Pallbearers will be Terry Michaels, Ricky (Frank) Cromer, Jr, Randy Facemire, Roger (Teter) Williams, Jr, Marty Barker, Michael Clatterbuck, Micky Henry, and Joshua Clatterbuck.

Honorary pallbearers will be Vern Allen Fincham, Tony Airhart, Edward Clatterbuck, Dennis (Uncle Fuzzy) Airhart, John Bolton, and Roger Wooddell.

In lieu of flowers memorial contribution may be made to the memorial trust of Ricky Cromer, Sr, c/o Union First Market Bank, 473 South Street, Front Royal, Virginia, 22630.

"Ride on Squirrell Daddy"

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Funeral Home

Maddox Funeral Home
105 West Main Street Front Royal, VA 22630
540-635-2773

Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Sept. 25 to Sept. 26, 2012