Robert Joseph Crabtree

Posted by Sarah Barton.

 Robert CrabtreeRobert Crabtree of Nelson Street, Accrington, passed away unexpededly on Tuesday 9th January 2018, aged 56 years.

In his younger years Robert attended Springhill Primary school, then later Accrington Grammar School for Boys.  During his life he worked as a HGV driver for various companies including British Solvent Oils, ICI at Darwen and more recently CM Downton Ltd.

In his spare time he enjoyed socialising and was an avid Blackburn Rovers fan and was part of the action group “Venkys Out”.

The beloved husband of Lindsay, a treasured dad of Amy, Jenni, Lewis and Joseph, a dear father in law of Figo, Simon and Emily, a cherished grandad of Engin, Ela, Ebru, Evren, Libby, Daisy, Holly, Milly, Olivia, Summer and Joseph, a much loved brother of Julian, Fiona and Gaynor and a dearly loved son of Ivy and Bob and his partner Margaret.

Robert will be very sadly missed all his loving family and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held on Monday 22nd January at 3.00pm at Accrington Crematorium.

Family flowers only please but donations are welcome in memory of Robert and may be sent for the British Heart Foundation c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. BB5 3DR Tel: 01254 390542.

5 Responses to “Robert Joseph Crabtree”

  1. Crawford family

    A true gentleman and always a good laugh to be around especially when it comes to in peace mate gone but won’t be forgotten from hoppy baz tez Joe

  2. David Parkinson

    I never knew you Kimble but I heard great things about you from my mum and nan as you was my uncle David’s good friend growing up you’d of known him as (Parky) RIP now mate you and Parky will be rocking away in the clouds to stray cats

  3. Caroline Parkinson

    You will be sadly missed Kimble, was a great mate with my brother (Parky). Had some good times back in the day with all the crowd. RIP Kimble you and Parky will be rocking n rolling up there together. Xx


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