Joseph William Crockett
Joseph William Crockett was born in Wilmington, DE on April 24, 1941. He passed peacefully on August 10, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clara and Robert Crockett, and his brother, John Crockett. He is survived by his sister, Judith Wallace, his three daughters, Kimberly Brasure (Lance Brasure), Kristin Durkee (Douglas Durkee), Kerri Blackwood (Thomas Blackwood), and four grandchildren (Dale, Heather, Kara, and Ryan).
Joseph grew up in Wilmington, DE. After graduating from Wilmington High School, he joined the United States Navy. He spent most of these years serving on the USS Columbia and the USS Galveston. Upon returning home to Delaware, Joseph met and married Lois Dunlap. They remained in Delaware to raise their family. He was retired from Sun Oil Refinery after 30 years. He enjoyed golfing, painting, and reminiscing about his childhood days.
He will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts and memories. May he rest in peace in the arms of our Lord. Private services will be held in Delaware.