William Lee Crabtree, Jr.

William Lee “Billy” Crabtree, 50, of Christiansburg, departed this life Tuesday morning, February 23, 2010, at his home in the loving care of his wife. He was born May 28, 1959 in Pearisburg, a son of Mary Riggins Web of Rich Creek and the late W. L. Crabtree, Sr. Billy was a 1977 graduate of Giles High School and was employed as a heavy equipment operator for twenty-seven years with H T Bowling Construction Co.

He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife Valerie Jones Crabtree; his sons Anthony Crabtree of Kingsport, TN and Adam Crabtree of Peterstown, WV; his daughter Annie C. Rudisill of the home; his mother and step-father Mary Riggins and Jim Webb of Rich Creek; his sister Sandi C. Conley of Knoxville, TN; his mother-in-law Betty Jo Jones; his brothers and sisters-in-law Doug and Vicki Jones, Dedra and Jack Link, and Eric Jones; and a special niece Erin Kiser.

Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 11:00 AM in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St, Pembroke with Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. The family requests that in lieu of flowers contributions be made in Billy’s name to Bethel Chapel Church, P O Box 444, Pearisburg, VA. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.