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Donald Crockett

January 10, 1938 — June 14, 2023

Donald Ray Crockett, 85, of Forney, TX died on June 14, 2023 in Sunnyvale, TX. He was born on January 10, 1938 in Beeville, TX to James Azo & Jewell (Milstead) Crockett. He was a 1956 graduate of A.C. Jones High School and served in Marines from 1961-1965. He married Cherlyn Davis on December 24, 1970 in Beeville.

Donald loved to draw and create music. He was self-taught on the fiddle, bass guitar, and keys, and always enjoyed playing a gig with his band. Known for his smile and his "dad jokes", he loved to make people laugh.

Donald is preceded in death by his parents, James Azo and Jewel Milstead Crockett; and brother, James "Jim" Clifton Crockett.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 52 years, Cherlyn Crockett of Forney, TX; daughter, Chrystal Moore and husband Jason of Forney, TX; son, Andrew Crockett and wife Porshya of Frisco, TX; brother, Robert Crockett and wife Delfina of Temecula, CA; sister, Judy Hall and husband Johnny of Crestview, FL; sister-in-law, Mary Ruth Crockett of Beeville, TX; seven grandchildren, Mason, Makenzie, Jaxon, Deklyn, Elias, Micheala, and Aric.

A graveside service will be held at Glenwood Cemetery in Beeville, TX at a later date.

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