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Mr. Charles Crabtree, age 70, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at his home in Strunk, Kentucky.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Rick Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at the Silerville Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6:00 p.m. until funeral service time.

Born in Pine Knot, Kentucky, on January 11, 1942, he was the son of the late Jesse and Evelyn (Cordell) Crabtree. He had worked in the strip mines throughout the years. He was of the Church of God faith and in his last years, he enjoyed sitting out on the front porch.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister Reba Keith and a brother Bill Crabtree.

Surviving family include his wife Verna (Wilson) Crabtree of Strunk, Kentucky whom he married September 3, 1963. Their children are Carol Zeigler (and Richard), Goshen, Ohio; Kimberly Wilson (and Rick), Strunk; Bruce Crabtree, Indiana; Anthony Crabtree, Strunk and Charles Jesse Crabtree (and Tina) of Pine Knot. Surviving brothers are Lewis Crabtree, Oregon; Foster Crabtree, Strunk and Bob Bishop (and Susie) of Ohio.

Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

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Im so sorry to hear about Charles. He was a good man and i love to visit him when i would come down on vacation. I was such a ball of fire and always joking around with all of us on his porch. RIP-Charles

greta brown Jul 7 2012 12:00 AM

Charles was a wonderful man! My thoughts and prayers are with you guys during this time

Buffy Jul 6 2012 12:00 AM

Vernie, I am so sorry for your loss. If there is anything that I can do for you please call me. My Prayers are with you snd your family. I Love you!

Kim Lynch Jul 5 2012 12:00 AM