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Gene A. Crockett

September 10, 1922 — January 8, 2023

Waynetown

Gene A. Crockett, age 100 of Waynetown, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2023 at The Lane House in Crawfordsville. He was born in Henryetta, Oklahoma on September 10, 1922 to the late Glenn Crockett and Colene Switzer.

Gene graduated from Purdue University in 1953 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked in sales engineering, was a flight engineer for the B24 bomber during WW11, and taught a diesel mechanic trade school in Michigan.

On October 27, 1947 he married Barbara Bryant, who preceded him in death on May 5, 2016.

He is survived by two daughters, Carla (John) Booth of Waynetown and Cathy (Marty) Lee of Havre, Montana; five grandchildren, Betsy Lee, Jesse Lee, Barbara (Emerson) Doughty, Joyce (Michael) Reed, and Leslie Booth; 5 great grandchildren, Aaveree, Rylee, Solomon, Chance, and Ivory; and good friends, Max & Pat Morehouse.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Barbara; a son, David Crockett; and a grandson, David Booth.

Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S Washington St, in Crawfordsville on Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 5:00 pm till the time of the memorial service at 6:00 pm with Pastor John Booth officiating. The service will be live-streamed and recorded which can be viewed on his obituary page at www.SandersFuneralCare.com. Sanders Funeral Care entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at www.SandersFuneralCare.com

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