William “Billy” Wayne Crabtree
GLASGOW – William “Billy” Wayne Crabtree, 82, passed away Monday, March 20, 2023, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital. He was born in Glasgow, Kentucky on December 18, 1940, to the late Samuel and Mary Margaret Pursley Crabtree.
Billy retired from Hiseville Elementary School as a custodian, was the owner and operator of B&C Heating and Cooling, and was a farmer. He was a Christian and a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Monroe County. Billy enjoyed following Kentucky basketball, fishing, and playing cards, pitch was his game. His most satisfying times in life were spent with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Lena Elizabeth Birge Crabtree; one daughter, Maretta Lindsey (Ronnie); one grandson, Josh Pierce (Chelsea); one granddaughter, Sarah Pierce; three great-grandchildren, Laken Pierce, Eza Pierce, Lena Pierce; two brothers, Jerry Crabtree (Betty) of Hendsonville, TN, Dennis Crabtree (Shelby) of Lafayette, TN; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Margie Crabtree; one niece, Teresa Crabtree; and one nephew, Adam Crabtree.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Union #2 Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
I’m so sorry for the families loss. Billy was a good person and a friend.