By: Bret Bevens, PDT Sports Writer
November 25, 2012
Michael Wayne Crabtree
Michael Wayne Crabtree, of Mesa, Arizona, formerly of Lucasville, passed away at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2012 after a long battle with cancer.
He was born Oct. 26, 1949 to John Clifford Crabtree of Lucasville and the late Esta Wheeler Crabtree.
He was a retired produce manager for Fry Supermarkets in Mesa, a US Army veteran, and a 1967 Valley High School graduate.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jan Miller Crabtree.
He is also survived by his daughter Amanda (Jeff) Baker of Mesa; one granddaughter, Mykala; three step-daughters, Sherrie, Lisa, and Shannon; seven step grandchildren; one brother, Donald (Coleen) Crabtree of Lucasville; two sisters Sue (Charles) Gregory of Tarlton, Ohio, and his twin, Joyce Elaine Crabtree of Lucasville.
A memorial service will be held in Mesa at a later date.