CROCKETT Monte J. Crockett, 73, went to be with the Lord on June 13, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Talcott, W. Va. on July 14, 1938 to Arelious and Danese Crockett. Monte graduated from Lincoln High School in Hinton, W.Va and Highland University in New Mexico. He was a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church for many years. He played for the Buffalo Bills as a tight end in the early 1960's. He worked many years in the youth services field and then retired as the Deputy Director of Franklin County Juvenile and Domestic Court system. He was preceded in death by his father Arelious Crockett, sisters Carol Chatman and Sharon Archie. He is survived by his loving wife, Peggy A. Crockett; son, Jared (Shayne) Crockett; daughter, Kyra (Giovanni) Crockett-Hodge; mother, Erma D. Crockett; brothers, Robert, Darryl, Kenneth (Jennie) Crockett; sisters, Brenda Smith e' Incas, Jacqueline Crockett; grandchildren, Jasmyn and Myles Crockett, Dallas and Chase Hodge; brother-in-law, Edward (Stephanie) Johnson; and a host of neices, nephews, other relatives and close friends. The celebration of life service will take place on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at 1 p.m., at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 428 E. Main St. Rev. Dr. Charles E. Booth will be officiating. Family will receive friends at 10 a.m. until the time of service. Entombment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may sign condolences www.garymemorialchapel.com
. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking friends to make contributions to the CURE PSP foundation at https://give.psp.org/
*Note: there will be no visitation on Tuesday.