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Arnold Lee Crabtree

Arnold Lee Crabtree, age 73 years, of Strunk, Kentucky died February 2, 2018 at his home.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 11am in the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Conley Garland and Bro. John Duncan officiating. Burial to follow in the Kingtown Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 6pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

He was born in Strunk, Kentucky on March 25, 1944 the son of the late Jess and Oma (Reed) Crabtree.  Arnold had worked as an equipment operator and loved to fish and hunt, but his favorite thing was spending time with his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents; mother of his children, Wanda (West) Crabtree; daughter, Mary Ann Crabtree; brothers, Burl Crabtree, Jess Crabtree, Walter Crabtree, Paul Crabtree, and Marion Boyatt; sisters, Lori Crabtree, Mandy Barnett, Elsie Wilson, Gloris King, and Anna Cassady; and granddaughter, Amy Crabtree Wilson.

Survivors include is son, Richard Crabtree and wife, Kay of Oneida, Tennessee; daughters, Jessie Jones and husband, Wayne of Stearns, Kentucky and Angela Wilson and husband, Freddie of Strunk, Kentucky; sisters, Hannah Garland of Pine Knot, Kentucky and Rosa Daugherty of Strunk, Kentucky; grandchildren, Steven Jones (Lisa), Whitney Jones, Willie Wilson, Elizabeth Byrd (Darren), Shelley Bell (Andy), Bobby Lowe (Bethany), and Kimberly Crabtree (Devin); and great grandchildren, Sierra and Emilee Whalen, Tate and Emma Jones, Bowie and Brady Lowe, Aaron Lowe, Triton, Elaina, and Austin Bell, and Jaxon Maney.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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Worked with Arnold at the old Ky. State hiway dept. in Whitley City in the early 1970's. I will miss him.

Tim Feb 27 2018 12:00 AM


Elizabeth & Darren Byrd Feb 5 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Crabtree

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A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Crabtree

D.T. Crabtree & family Feb 4 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Crabtree

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