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Clint Crabtree, Sr.

Clinton Webster Crabtree, Sr., age 68, of Herrin, passed away at 3:27pm on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Herrin Hospital.

Clinton was born in Eldorado on February 4, 1952, the son of Luther and Florence (Brewer) Crabtree. He married Murl Taylor in Herrin on July 5, 1979. She survives in Herrin.

Clint had worked as a roofer. He was a member of the Herrin VFW and American Legion. He was a proud United States Veteran.

Survivors include his wife- Murl Crabtree of Herrin

Son- Clinton Crabtree, Jr of Herrin

Four Step-sons-

Richard Dillon of Herrin

     Raymond Dillon of Herrin

     Robert Dillon of Johnston City

     Danny Dillon of Miami, Florida

Eight Grandchildren-

Blake Morgan

     Megan Dillon

     Chance Dillon

     Dawson Dillon

     Cody Dillon

     Corbin Hickey

     Kirsten Gursky

     Kourtney Gursky

Three great grandchildren

Brother- Jeff Crabtree of Cambria

Three sisters-

Rita and Tom Knight of Michigan

     Sue and Lowell Spiller of Herrin

     Millie Holschultz of Marion

Three sister-in-laws-

Patty Crabtree of Freeman Spur

     Loudean Gee of Herrin

     Judy Holderfield of Herrin

Doris Pratt of Herrin

Paula Wells of Herrin

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother- Mike Crabtree, Grandson- Robert “Shorty” Dillon, Sister-in-law- Shirley Cobb, and two brother-in-laws- Bob and Donald Taylor.

DUE TO HEALTH CONCERNS RELATED TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS AND BY THE SIGNING OF EXECUTIVE ORDER BY GOVERNOR J.B. PRITZKER, a private graveside service will be held at Herrin City Cemetery with Rev. Don Colson officiating. Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin is assisting the family with final arrangements.

For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the family.


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