Rhodom "Pete" Crabtree

January 8, 1957 ~ September 29, 2020 (age 63)


Rhodom "Pete" Edward Crabtree, 63, of Knoxville, TN, left this heavenly earth on September 29th, 2020. Pete is preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Crabtree of Campbellsville, KY. Pete is survived by his loving wife of almost 20 years, Nancy Carole Crabtree, and his children, Kelsey Crabtree Maynard (Todd), Thomas Morgan Crabtree, Taylor Michael Crabtree, Katherine McLees Orem (Anson), Steven Hunter McLees (Kelley) and William "Liam" Harper McLees. Pete is also survived by his father, Dwight Allen Crabtree and brother Dwight Allen Crabtree, Jr. of Campbellsville, KY. Pete also leaves behind several grandchildren and several other loving family members across the country.

Pete was born and raised in Campbellsville, KY on January 8th, 1957 and was an avid baseball player. As a first generation college graduate, Pete chose to pursue his degree from The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. Pharmacy Acquisitions was Pete's chosen career for over 40 years. While he wasn't working, Pete enjoyed nothing more than spending time traveling with his wife and children, playing golf, riding his motorcycle, boating and listening to Metallica.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and Aussie Rescue & Placement Helpline.

Pete's family will receive friends on Friday, October 2, 2020 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm at Berry Highland West Funeral Home, 9913 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932. There will be a Funeral Service on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 11:30am at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, 110 Sugarwood Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934 with a Graveside Service and Entombment to follow in the Cemetery of Berry Highland West at 1:00pm.

 This obituary is a courtesy to the family by L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville.

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Funeral Service
October 3, 2020

11:00 AM

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