2021ObituariesWilliam Earl Crabtree

April 21, 2021by SealeUser5

September 5, 1943 ~ April 20, 2021

William Earl Crabtree, 77, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at his home in Denham Springs, LA. He worked as a commercial fisherman and a Teamster and was a member of Local 105. Earl loved fishing, motorcycles, and all animals. But his greatest joy was spending time with his family. He was a loving and devoted father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend and will be missed by all who knew him. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, Thursday, April 22, 2021, from 12 p.m. until service at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Denham Springs. He is survived by three daughters, Terri P. Howell and husband Danny Howell, Sr., Lisa Chavers and Philip Gros, and Sandra Crabtree Hill and husband Bentley Hill; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; sister, Sheila Faye Wells; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Patricia “Pat” Crabtree; son, Michael Wray Hill; parents, Mathis and Johnie Oxner Crabtree. Please share your condolences at www.sealefuneral.com.




  • James Earl Martin

    April 22, 2021 at 6:32 pm

    Uncle Earl I will miss you until it is my time.
    You and my Dad were my heroes.
    You were fearless and tough but so loving and giving to your family. Several times you took us in when we had no where to go.
    I am very sad you have passed but find peace in thinking about the glorious reunion you are having with those that have passed before you.
    We could always count on you.
    I Love and Miss you Dearly
    James “Earl” Martin


  • Cindi Fuson

    April 22, 2021 at 5:27 pm

    Always thought alot of you Earl——Fly with the angels


  • Robert Crabtree

    April 22, 2021 at 12:10 am

    You will be greatly missed uncle Earl you taught so many of us more than we could ever say. I enjoyed listening to you tell me all the things you had experienced in your lifetime. We love and will miss you until we are all together again.


  • Doris Chavers

    April 21, 2021 at 3:22 pm

    Thinking of. All at this time may God give you strength and peace thru this sad time. Love all of you. Doris Chavers


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