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November 1, 1941 — June 16, 2024

Gerrardstown, West Virginia


Bruce Lee Crabtree, 82, was peacefully called to his heavenly home by his Saviour, on June 16, 2024.

He was born November 1, 1941 in Porterville, California.

Bruce was a member of the ROTC and graduated PHS in 1959.

He served in the U.S.A.F. from 1961-1965.

Bruce graduated from Fresno State College with a Bachelor’s degree, and later earned a Master’s of Divinity from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri in 1997.

He served churches in Nebraska and Michigan. While in Michigan, he served as Chaplain and was Chaplain of the year in 2010 for the Michigan Wing Civil Air Patrol. After retirement in 2010, he served as an interim Pastor In the Florida Keys, Maryland and Oregon.

Survived by his wife, Suzette, of West Virginia

Son, Nicholas, of Washington

Daughters, Beth, Cari, and Amber all from California, and Becki from Texas

12 grandchildren

Sister, Lynn Roberts from Visalia.

Two nieces Kathy and Tera from California

And many cousins.

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