Obituary: Buddy Crabtree Dies

Obituary: Buddy Crabtree Dies

Freddy "Buddy" Darrell Crabtree, 63, of Mount Vernon died Friday, April 6 at the MCV Hospital in Richmond.

He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy J. "Dot" Crabtree; his children, Buddy Crabtree, Jr. of Gastonia, N.C., Jannie Crabtree Askew and her husband, David of Gastonia, Keith Crabtree and his wife, Carol, of Stephens City, and Terry Utterback of Orlando, Fla., two sisters, Shirley Hicks and Helen Shortt; brother, Dennis Jones; ten grandchildren, Casey Crabtree, Kayla Crabtree, Candace Crabtree, D.J. Askew, Keegan Crabtree and Connor Crabtree, Casey Fleming, Crystal Fleming-West and Ashley Embrey, and Clay Brown; a great-grandson, Darren Embrey; mother-in-law, Mamie "Grouch" Stone, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, April 10 at Tabernacle Baptist Church in King George with Pastor Sherman Davis officiating. Burial followed in Mount Holly Cemetery in Sumerduck. Pallbearers were Donnie Stone, Bill Meade, Greg Kallok, Earl Hall, Casey Crabtree, and Dave Askew.

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