James Edward Crabb, 75, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Friday May 4, 2007 at his residence.
Born Oct. 22, 1931 in Corning, AK, he was the son of James Alvin and Martha Melvina (Chandler) Crabb Duncan.
He was a construction worker for Weddle Brothers and Superior Building in Bloomington. He was a member of the Laborer and Hod Carriers Union Local 741, the Holy Name Catholic Church, and was a Korean War veteran in the United States Army.
Surviving relatives include: his wife Mary Ann (Quillen) Crabb of Bloomfield, whom he married on October 22, 1954; one son, James Eric Crabb and his wife, Jackie of Bloomfield; three daughters, Beverly Miller of Greenwood, Lynn Gabbard and her husband Joe of Benton, LA, and Mary Carol Todd of Bloomfield; one brother, Grover Duncan Jr. ,of Bloomfield; three sisters, Beatrice Bowers and her husband Joe of Bloomfield, Barbara Rogers of Bloomfield, and Joyce Muse of Bloomfield; 16 grandchildren, 17 great, grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one infant daughter, Evelyn Marie in 1958, three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Name Catholic Church in Bloomfield with Father Michael Madden officiating. Burial will be in Dugger Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and one-hour prior to services Monday. Rosary services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church. Military services by American Legion Post 196 Bloomfield will be conducted at the cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Name Catholic Church.
Arrangements are being handled by Jenkins and Son Funeral Home in Bloomfield.