James Robert Crabtree

  • BORN: January 14, 1947
  • DIED: October 14, 2012
  • LOCATION: Leesburg, Ohio

James Robert Crabtree age 65 of Leesburg died Sunday morning October 14, 2012 at his home. He was born January 14, 1947 in Greenfield, Ohio the son of the late Harry Jay and Doris Jean Chain Crabtree. Mr. Crabtree had worked as a lineman for the B & O Railroad for several years and later worked for Mac Tool Company in Washington Court House. He was a 1965 graduate of Fairfield High School, a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, served as Commander of the American Legion Post 568 in Leesburg and was currently serving as the Post Financial Officer. He is survived by two children, Jamey (Crystal) Crabtree of Leesburg, Kim (Mike Corcoran) Powell of Leesburg, three grandchildren, Malia Crabtree, Skyler and Conner Powell, one brother, Jeff Crabtree of Leesburg, two nephews, Clint Crabtree of Leesburg, Troy Crabtree of Highland and several cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Darlene Crabtree on October 27, 2003, two brothers, John Crabtree and Gary Roger Crabtree and three cousins, Grant and Steve Crabtree and Lisa Preston. A celebration of Jim's life will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 27th at the Leesburg American Legion Post 568, 3 West Main Street, Leesburg, Ohio. The Turner Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leesburg American Legion Post 568, P. O. Box 471, Leesburg, Ohio 45135. For more information or to send condolences to the family please visit www.turnerfuneralhomes.cc

Celebration of Life
  • October 27, 2012
    1:00 PM
  • Leesburg American Legion Post
  • 3 West Main Street
  • Leesburg, OH 45135
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“ Your dad and I grow up together.He was a friend and cousin, we all shall miss him.My prays are with you all.Cathy Stubbs Cope ”

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