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 John W. Crockett, Sr

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John W. Crockett, Sr

  • Birth 28 Mar 1886 Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 7 Jul 1965 Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 59104766



J. W. Crockett, Father Of Three Policemen, Dies

John W. Crockett, 79-year-old father of three Charleston policemen, died yesterday in St. Francis Hospital after a year's illness.

A native of Kentucky, he was a car dealer before his retirement. His wife, Virginia, died June 9. He was a resident of 206 Campbells Creek Drive.

He was the father of Sgt. E. D. and Sgt. J. C. Crockett and Patrolman Ray Crockett of the Charleston Police Department.

Also surviving: sons, John Jr. of Charleston, Howard of
Cambpells Creek; daughters, Mrs. Ed Burgess of Charleston, Mrs. Theodore Belcher of Conneaut, Ohio; brother, Gratton of Marion, Ohio; sisters, Mrs. Hazel Timmons of Marion, Ohio, Mrs. Grace Mozzia of Ypsilanti, Mich.; 15 grandchildren.

The body is at Cunningham Funeral Home.

Charleston Daily Mail
July 8, 1965
page 2


CROCKETT, John W. -Service
tomorrow at 10 a. m.
in Cunningham Funeral Home
by Elder Richard Kraikada
and Elder Larry Hollyer. Burial
in Spring Hill Cemetery. Mr.
Crockett, 79, of 206 Campbells
Creek Drive, died Wednesday
in St. Francis Hospital.

Charleston Daily Mail
July 9, 1965
page 8

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  • Created by: Terry Collins
  • Added: 23 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59104766
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John W. Crockett, Sr (28 Mar 1886–7 Jul 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59104766, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Terry Collins (contributor 47215366) .