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Frederick M. Crabtree, Sr.

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“Fred,I think of you often and all you ment to all of our children.You mentored so many along your way. I'm sorry to just convey these thoughts now...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Klare - Oakton, VA

“Best coach ever. He made the world a better place. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jeff Mason - Chesapeake, VA

“I have so many wonderful memories of spending time with my Uncle Freddie. Many family gatherings, especially Thanksgiving Day. Sunny days at Nags...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Jennifer and Sam Courlas - NJ

“I am a long time member of Bruen Chapel UMC and had the honor of knowing Freddie for many years. He taught my children in Sunday School 40 years ago....Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Barbara Hull - Fairfax, VA

“Mr. Crabtree only needed to meet you for 10 minutes and he knew your name for life. He was a great friend to Little League -- not just Vienna but all...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Robert Bell - Greensboro, NC

“I met Freddie at Bruen Chapel and after he stopped driving would sometimes pick him up to go to church and/or take him home. I learned what a good...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Wilma Croft - Fairfax, VA

“To the Crabtree family, Please accept my condolences. Coach Crabtree has been in the hearts of every Vienna little leaguer for more than a...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Jimmy Linza (VLL player 78-79, coach 06-11, BoD 10-12) - VA

“Thank you Fred for being such a wonderful influence on the young people of Vienna. RIP. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Ruth Cooke - Fairfax, VA

“Uncle Freddy was an amazing man who I will always remenber as a gentle, loving and kind hearted person who would do anything for anyone. I remember...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Dawn Reece - Winchester, VA

“Mr. Crabtree was an important part of my childhood. I grew up attending Bruen Chapel and had the privilege of being in Mr. Crabtree's Sunday School...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: June Flynn Degenhardt - Richmond, VA

“Mr. Crabtree and my dad, John Mastenbrook, first met each other while serving on the Board of the Fairfax County Park Authority. It was my blessing...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Laurie Mastenbrook Woodall - IN

“Fred and I coached together for 4 years. He was the pitching coach for the 1989 and 1990 Little League Braves that I managed. We had great seasons...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: David Michael - Leesburg, VA

“Mr. Crabtree was an important, precious part of my church family for many years. He was just one of the "regulars" who were always there to help...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Carole Ann Eastridge Waters - VA

“I was FCPA Director 89-93. Fred, as a businessman, was always helpful with our trust fund revenue requirements. But as a person, he was also...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: William C Beckner - Washington, DC

“Forty years ago as Treasurer of VLL,I had the privilege of working closely with Fred. He was a very special man who worked hard to benefit VLL and...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Bob Barton - Vienna, VA

“I am a retired Director of the Park Authority of 35 years service, all spent working with Fred. A wonderful man, loved by all and who actually made a...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: James Heberlein - Annandale, VA

“Mr. Crabtree gave me my first job at the Vienna Little League Fireworks stand. He paid me with leftover fireworks....best 4th of July ever. Fred was...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Tim Holmberg - Springfield, VA

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Of Vienna, VA., died on Sunday, March 11, 2012 at his residence. Loving husband of the late Ann Ruth Crabtree and devoted father of Joyce Cockrille and Frederick "Rick" Crabtree, Jr. He is also survived by his 2 sisters, Gaynell and Joan and 6 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. Contributions may be made to Vienna Little League or Bruen Chapel Methodist Church.

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