2017-05-17 / Obituaries

Robert Wayne Crockett

It is with profound sadness that his family announces the death of Robert Wayne Crockett on May 11, 2017. He will live on through his wife, Linda Drake Crockett, his children, Robert Wayne Crockett, Jr., Claudia Amelia Crockett and James T. Eastmead, Jr., Jonathan Drake and Allie Randall Crockett and his grandchildren, Parker, Claudia and Leila Eastmead and Emmalyn, Drake and Eva Crockett.

Born Sept. 24, 1946, to William Evans and Annie Laurie McNorrill Crockett, he is survived by his siblings, William Evans Crockett, Jr. and Grace Crockett Quick. Wayne will be remembered for his service to Burke County where he lived his 70 years, his dedication to the school he helped build and support, his fairness and his generosity.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 12, at the funeral home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, in the DeLoach-McKerley-Prescott Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Boggs and Bill Tinley officiating. Pallbearers were Kenneth English, James Evans, Robert Gradous, Paul McKie, John Cleve Newton and Carroll Price. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Bonnie Jenkins, Bill Lively, Grady Mobley, Melvin Mobley, Raleigh Daniel and Franklin Dyck. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, anyone wishing to honor Wayne can do so with a memorial to the EBA Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 787, Waynesboro, GA 30830, or their favorite local charity.

DeLoach-McKerley-Prescott Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 220 East 6th Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830 (706- 554-3531) You may sign the guest book at www.deloachfuneralhomes.com.

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