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Billy R. Crabtree

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.

28 Harding Avenue

Jackson, Ohio 45640

Phone: (740)286-2010

Fax: (740)286-5640


Billy R. Crabtree, age 59, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. He was born August 1st, 1959 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Clyde and Evelyn (Smith) Crabtree.

Bill was a 1977 graduate of Jackson High School. We worked for thirty years at General Mills and spent the last four years at Bellisio’s. He was an avid fan of both the Cleveland Browns and the Cleveland Indians.

He is survived by his loving life partner, Sheri Haynes; brother, Gary (Gretchen) Crabtree; sisters, Brenda (Louie) Walsh and Lorenda (Jeffrey) Pinson; nephews: Jeff (Rachel) Israel, Ryan Walsh (Jessica), Nick Walsh (Becca), Colin Crabtree, and Mac Crabtree (Kristen); nieces, Katie (Brandon) Thomas, Emily Crabtree, Mikayla Pinson and Jeri Tye; great-nephew; Jace Walsh; special daughter, Tillie (Brian) Hicks; special son, Harley Carter; and special grandchildren: Ethan Hicks, Keegan Lee Carter, Alyvia Carter, Carley June Carter, and Kennedy Carter; as well as numerous other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Private family services will be observed under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Online condolences may be sent to

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