Billy Joe Crabtree, Sr. age 54 of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas.
He was born October 25, 1963 in Mena, Arkansas to Lemual Crabtree and Olivia Tollison Crabtree. He was happily married to Deborah Bloechl Crabtree for 35 years. Mr. Crabtree was a loader operator for Martin Marietta Materials. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with family and friends. He also enjoyed just working around the house. He was a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife Deborah Crabtree of Hatfield, Arkansas; a son Billy Joe Crabtree, Jr. and wife Elaine of Cove, Arkansas. Two grandchildren Izaq and Edwyn Luna. Brothers Ted Crabtree and wife Anna; and Mark Crabtree. Sisters Dorothy Staley, Bonnie Crabtree, Betsy Ceja and husband Joe; Jo Weeks, and husband Wes; Julie Broach and husband Mike
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lemual and Olivia Crabtree, sisters, Mona Crabtree and Judy Hanselman.
Mr. Crabtree was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.