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Stephen Wames Crabtree

1949 ~ 2021 (age 72)


Stephen Wames Crabtree, 72 of Minford passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at SOMC Hospice. He was born March 28, 1949 in Portsmouth, a son of the late Wames L. and Hazel Leake Crabtree, he was a former clerk-weigh master at Standard Slag and bookkeeper for Fred Brisker & Associates. Steve was a 50 year active member of Minford Lions Club, a Kentucky Colonel, an active member of Minford Alumni Association, a former member of Minford Board of Education, and a U.S. Army Reserve veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Vicki Coles Crabtree; one son, Eric (Teresa) Crabtree; two grandsons, Elijah and Ethan Crabtree, and two nieces.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Gail Crabtree.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Fairview Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Palla officiating. Burial will be at Bennett Cemetery in Minford. Friends may call at the church from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Arrangements are under the direction of Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford. Online condolences may be sent to

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Funeral Service
October 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Fairview Missionary Baptist Church
Piketon Road
Lucasville, OH 45648

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