OBITUARY

Jack Wallace Crabtree

November 4, 1931February 6, 2013

Jack W. Crabtree, 81, of Indianapolis, departed this life February 6, 2013. He was born in Charleston, WV on November 4, 1931 to Frank and Ruth (Dorsey) Crabtree. Jack proudly served his country during the Korean War in the United States Air Force. He worked for Ford Motor Company for 42 years, retiring in 1998. Jack was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. He enjoyed golf, bowling, table tennis and especially dancing with the best of partners for the past 56 years, his beloved wife, Barbara J. (Conlin) Crabtree. Jack is also survived by his loving sons, Mark (Cathy), Mathew, Kyle (Janessa) and Chris (Vera) Crabtree; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A Memorial Mass for Jack will be celebrated today, February 9th, 2013 at 12:30PM in Holy Spirit Catholic Church, (7243 E. 10th St.) with calling there beginning at 11:30AM. Inurnment will follow at a later date at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter.

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, February 9, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, February 9, 2013
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Jack Wallace Crabtree

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Sylvia Harrison

February 12, 2013

May the Lord bless and keep each of you during this time of loss and grieving. May you know the peace of His presence and the strength of the Holy Spirit. Many prayers are being offered on your behalf. With much love and compassion, the Harrison Family-Monte and Sylvia

Ben & Beverly Arch

February 11, 2013

We send prayers for peace in the hearts of your family and thanks to our Lord, Jesus, for his eternal healing for Jack.

Lauren

February 11, 2013

Love to the entire Crabtree family during this time of mourning.

Geri Ratliff

February 10, 2013

Thanks for being my other dad my whole life and for whistling at my at JC Penney!

Jennie Peyton

February 10, 2013

Barb - just learned of Jack's passing in church this morning - you are in my prayers as you begin this next phase of your life's journey.

February 10, 2013

I will always remember Jack's smile, and greeting all of the Baril kids by name. And, chewing our Dad out for getting angry at Mom for locking the doors. He told him to be angry if she did not lock the doors.
Cheryl Baril Hawk

Patricia De Cicco

February 9, 2013

Jack, you are greatly loved and appreciated! Thankyou for giving me one of the best hugs I've ever received in my life!!

Patricia De Cicco

February 9, 2013

Dear Barbara and Crabtree family; May the floods of Love you feel today find a permanant place of comfort in your heart!

KEN BOLIN

February 9, 2013

I PLAYED A LOT OF GOLF WITH JACK WE SHARED A LOT OF GOOD TIMES ON THE COURSE AND AT FORD MOTOR.MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY.

KENNY BOLIN

FROM THE FAMILY