Thomas Howard Crabtree, 66, of the Westel community of Rockwood, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at his home.
He was born Dec. 11, 1946, in Kingsport to Thomas Woodrow Crabtree and Fairy Ruth Davis Crabtree. He was a member of Westel Baptist Church. He was a stone mason and a former school bus driver for Cumberland County Schools. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sherry Miracle.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Ilene Crabtree, Westel; children, Cindy Phillips and husband Lonnie, Westel, Thomas Crabtree and wife Hope, Westel, Christy Hunter, Westel, and Amy Metcalfe and husband Chris, Rockwood; son-in-law, Jeff Miracle, Westel; 13 grandchildren, Zeb Phillips, Cayden Phillips, Amelia Phillips, Isabella Phillips, Levi Crabtree, Aaron Crabtree, Adam Miracle, Cody Miracle, Ryan McCulley, Madison McCulley, Emily McCulley, Olivia Metcalfe and Lexi Metcalfe; and brothers, Bobby Crabtree, Lake City, Wayne Crabtree and wife Sheila, Westel, and Michael Crabtree and wife Linda, Rockwood.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, in Evans Mortuary, Rockwood. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, in the chapel of Evans Mortuary. Graveside services and burial will follow at Dogwood Cemetery in Cumberland County. An online register is available at www.evansmortuary.biz