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
Richard Dillon of Herrin
Raymond Dillon of Herrin
Robert Dillon of Johnston City
Danny Dillon of Miami, Florida
Three great grandchildren
Brother- Jeff Crabtree of Cambria
Rita and Tom Knight of Michigan
Sue and Lowell Spiller of Herrin
Millie Holschultz of Marion
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.