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Joe Jack Crabtree
April 17, 1944 - March 29, 2016

Crabtree Cemetery - Roadbranch, WV

Joe Jack Crabtree | Visit Guest Book JOE CRABTREE MATEWAN, W.Va. — Joe Jack Crabtree, age 71, of Matewan, departed this life Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his family. Born April 17, 1944, at Road Branch, W.Va., he was a son of the late Bill and Birdie Spradlin Crabtree. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Nora Crabtree; granddaughter, Jacqueline Crabtree; sister, Grethel Charles, and brother, William Crabtree. Joe was formerly employed by Hamilton Fence Company. He was a member and proudly served as a Deacon at the Cornerstone Church in Matewan. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Mary Gray Crabtree; one daughter, Angela Crabtree and her boyfriend Jeff Prater; two sons: Joey (Monique) Crabtree and Bill (Jess) Crabtree; step-son, Dustin White; three sisters: Dovie Rutherford, Clara Mae Charles, and Stacy Coleman; a host of grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 1p.m. Friday, April 1, at Cornerstone Church at Hatfield Bottom, Matewan, with Bro. Jim Ed Whitt and Bro. David Stratton officiating. Burial will follow in Crabtree Cemetery at Road Branch with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation will begin after 6 p.m. Thursday evening at the church with a special service at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions toward the funeral expenses would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting Arrangements have been entrusted to Hatfield Funeral Chapel at Toler, Ky