J D Crocker
Nov 18, 1926 - Jan 25, 2016
Posted by: Ann Weber
BARTLESVILLE, WASHINGTON CO, OK
Crocker was born November 18, 1926 in Copan, OK to
E. J. and Grace (Sullivan) Crocker. J. D. graduated
from Caney High School and served his country in the
U.S. Navy during
WWII. On December 24, 1947 he married Betty Lee
Smith at the Caney United Methodist Church, Caney,
KS. He was a life member of the Caney Mason's Lodge
#324, a rancher well know in the area for his prize
winning Herefords and a member of the American
On November 19, 2004, J. D. was a victim of a terrible kidnapping plot. It was then that he and Betty moved from their beautiful ranch home near Caney to Bartlesville. J. D. was a giver to many organizations. He loved country and western music and in his later years he became a NASCAR fan.
J. D. is survived by his wife, Betty of the family home. Brother, Jack Crocker and wife Edna of California, step sister, Genevieve Jackson of Bartlesville, sister-in-law, Maxine Crocker, niece, Carolyn Baker of Caney, KS, numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
J. D. was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Jane Withers.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.walkerbrownfuneralhome.com. Walker-Brown Funeral Home
4201 Southeast Nowata Road
Bartlesville, OK 74006
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Jan. 27 to
Feb. 26, 2016
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