July 19, 2018

Mr. Ben Crockett

Mr. Benjamin “Ben” Franklin Crockett, 70, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, June 18, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Crockett was born April 25, 1948 in Glenn, Heard County, GA to the late James Henry Crockett and Laura Barrett Crockett. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force.

Mr. Crockett was a member of First United Methodist Church and was also a member of the Shriners. He was the Owner and Operator of Crockett Brothers Towing.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Brannan Crockett and Stewart Crockett.

Survivors include his son, Joseph Brannon (Angie) Crockett; daughter, Brandi Melissa Crockett; and their mother, Becky Crockett; grandchildren, Chloe Crockett, Boone Crockett and Ellie Crockett; brothers, Mike (Kim) Crockett and Ronny (Shirley) Crockett; sisters, Betty Jean (Larry) Houze, Brenda (Jerry) Conley, and Alice (Virgil) Veal; fiancé, Jewell Thornton and her children, Tiffany (Eric) Dunkelberg, Taylor (Erica) Thornton, and Travis (Christy) Thornton; and her grandchildren, Bryce and Cade Dunkelberg, Lily and Gunner Thornton; very special friend, Pam Barnes; other relatives and friends.

The Celebration of Life Service will be 12:00 pm Saturday, June 23, 2018 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Blake Trent officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until service time at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607donorrelations@shriners.org

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary of Lagrange, GA.

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