Kenneth E. Crabbs

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Kenneth Ellsworth Crabbs, 89, of Taneytown, formerly of Westminster, died April 1, 2015 at Lorien Taneytown. Born in Westminster he was the son of the late William Joseph and Fern Marie Bowers Crabbs. He was the loving and devoted husband of Gwenllyn "Kitsie" Scott Crabbs whom he married June 9, 1950. He served in the Army in the 66th Divison in Normandy during World War II. He retired from Westminster Coca Cola where he was employed as a service manager for 37 years, and then worked at Crouse Ford. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Moleville Farm Post 467, American Legion Carroll Post 31, Carroll County Historical Society, and the Quail Valley Golf Club. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed playing Pinochle, fishing, and riding motorcycles. Surviving in addition to his wife are children and spouses Thomas W. and Sharon L. Crabbs, Michael E. and Linda Crabbs, Theresa "Terry" and Tony Baer, Harriet and Joe Mathias all of Westminster; grandchildren Natalie Crabbs Mollett, Tyler Crabbs, Jennifer Middleton, Christine Kolbe, Jill Baer Palmerino, Ryan Baer, Kimberly Mathias Mann, and Katie Mathias; and 7 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by siblings Robert Crabbs, William "Keith" Crabbs, and Carolyn Eckard. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2 to 8 pm at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 1:30 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be private. Memorial donations may be made in his name to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster MD 21157. Online condolences may be made at www.prittsfuneralhome.com.



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Pritts Funeral Home
412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
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Published in Carroll County Times on Apr. 2, 2015
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