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Danny Joe Crabtree

Danny Joe Crabtree, 60, Bethany, MO passed away Friday, November 19, 2021 at his home.

He was born on February 12, 1961 in Bethany, Missouri the son of Thomas W. “Tommy” and Arveta Colleen (Weddle) Crabtree.

Danny carried the St. Joseph News Press and Gazette during high school. He also won a trip to Washington which was the highlight of his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Cindy Crabtree and brother, Larry Dale Crabtree.

Danny is survived by his brothers, Dick (Sue) Crabtree, Bethany, MO, Donny (Amie) Crabtree, Piedras Negras, Mexico; sister, Patsy (Terry) Polley, Bethany, MO; guardian/niece, Amber (Mike) Sanders; close friend, Dean Percell and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Danny has been cremated under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany, MO.

A short service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 1 at Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany, MO. Private family inurnment will follow in Miriam Cemetery, Bethany, MO. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Danny Crabtree Memorial Fund to be designated at a later date in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 46, Bethany, MO 64424. Online condolences may be left at

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