Albert Lee Crabtree, 79, of Sabina, passed away Saturday afternoon, April 19, 2014 at the Autumn Years Nursing Center in Sabina.
He was born Jan. 15, 1935 in Hillsboro, a son of Bert and Amanda Johnson Crabtree.
He was a Korean Army veteran and retired as the owner and manager of Crabtree Appliances in New Vienna. He was a member of the Trinity Full Gospel Church of Sabina.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Mitchell Crabtree Downing; his children, Randy (Vicki), Eddie (Kim), Alfred Glen Crabtree, Judy Wines, Betty Millsap, Cindy Lopez and Mary Runyon; stepchildren, Gary Camp, Becky Hawkins, Penny Mussetter, Scott, Tom and Robert Downing; 28 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister, Peggy Whittington; and brothers, Rick Crabtree and Roger Jones.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Suiter and Ruby Stevens.
His funeral service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Littleton Funeral Home, Sabina. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be in the Auburn Cemetery.