Arthur L. Crabtree, Sr.

October 31, 1931 - March 23, 2020

Arthur Crabtree, Sr.

Arthur L. Crabtree, Sr., 88, of Beaumont, died Monday, March 23, 2020, at Jefferson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Beaumont. He was born on October 31, 1931, to Vera Edna Hull Crabtree and Marvin Willy Crabtree, in Ira, Texas. Arthur was a National Guard Radio Operator and worked for Mobil Oil for thirty years. Arthur was a member of IBEW Electrical Union #479 since 1950 and a Local Ham Radio Operator.

Survivors include his wife, Vivian Crabtree; son, Art Crabtree, Jr. and his wife, Cheryl, of Henderson, Nevada; daughter, Susan Crabtree Williams and her husband, James, of Beaumont; son, Daniel Frank Crabtree; sister, Joyce Crabtree Brown and her husband, P.D., of Lumberton; grandchildren, Sarah Neal; Amanda Kirker; Lee Whitmire; LeAnn Towne; and Kristen Hodge; and eight great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Billy Mardell Crabtree.

A family graveside service for Mr. Crabtree will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lumberton Church of Christ, Haiti Hope for Children Mission, 90 West Chance Cutoff, Lumberton, Texas 77657.

Broussard's Mortuary - Major Drive
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713

Comments (3)

  • Tena Coleman

    02 April 2020 at 22:18 | #

     Laissez les bons temps rouler my friend. You loved when I would visit and tell you that. You are and will be missed my friend. Your Acadian friend.


  • Sharon Rush Collins (formerly Pitts)

    01 April 2020 at 19:24 | #

    Joyce & P.D. so sorry to hear of Joyce's brother passing. You, the kids, & their families will be in my prayers.
    Your Sister in Christ


  • frances m moyer

    28 March 2020 at 03:56 | #

    I am so sorry for your loss....I feel so blessed to have met Mr. Crabtree,s family...You are all in my prayers


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