Raymond V. Crabbs, 84

JAN. 10, 1928-MAY 17, 2012

May 18, 2012
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Mr. Raymond V. Crabbs, 84,  of  Frederick, Md., passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012, after a brief illness at the Kline Hospice House. He was the beloved husband of Virginia Caroline Crabbs for 63 years.

Born Jan. 10, 1928, in Yellow Springs, Md., he was the son of the late Charles and Clara Boyer Crabbs.

Mr. Crabbs was a graduate of Frederick High School. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy and was a World War II veteran. Raymond was a general manager for Frederick Brick Works prior to his retirement. He was a charter member of the Yellow Springs Lions Club and also coached baseball for the Yellow Springs Junior League. Raymond enjoyed playing golf and spending holidays and vacations with his entire family.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Marty Crabbs and wife, Jan, of Frederick, and his daughter, Susan Stoner of Williamsport, Md.; grandchildren, Christopher Crabbs and wife, Morgan, Jennifer McKittrick and husband, Jesse, Ryan Crabbs, Christopher Stoner and Chase Stoner; great-granddaughter, Ava Grace McKittrick; and his sister, Leola Wiles.

He is preceded in death by his sister, Oneida Summers, and his brother, Leroy Crabbs.

The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick on Monday, May 21, from 6 to 8 p.m., where a  funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 22, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Linda Warehime will officiate.

Interment will be private.

Donations may be made to the Yellow Springs Lions Club, 8829 Yellow Springs Road, Frederick, MD 21702.

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