Thomas Murphy Crockett

Born: Thu., Jan. 19, 1928
Died: Tue., Sep. 25, 2018


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Sep. 30, 2018
Location: Seagle Funeral Home

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Sun., Sep. 30, 2018
Location: Seagle Funeral Home

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   Rev. Thomas Murphy Crockett departed this life to be reunited in Heaven with his beloved wife and other loved ones on Tuesday_Sept. 25 with family by his side at his home.  Murphy (Tom) as many knew him by, was born January 19, 1928 in Delton, VA  the youngest child of late Joseph Kent Crockett and Lula Gay Howard Crockett. He was also pre-deceased by his wife, soul mate and best friend of 63 years - Erma Jean Stamper Crockett.  4 brothers: Robert Posey Crockett, John Joseph Crockett, Woodrow Kent Crockett, Sheldon Howard Crockett. 4 sisters: Lillian I. Crockett Hartwell, Minnie A. Crockett Blackburn, C. Ruth Crockett Caldwell, Frances L. Crockett Lewis-Lynch.  Murphy was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Delton since its inception in 1954. He held many positions throughout the years. He was licensed and ordained as minister in 1973 and was also set forth as deacon at this time. He and Erma both were devout Christians, devoting their lives to God, teaching and instilling into their children the importance of family, values, good morals, faith, the power of prayer and most of all God’s amazing grace.  Left to cherish his many wonderful memories are his 3 children:  Thomas Eugene Crockett (Linda), Bobbie Crockett-King (Leland), Patricia Crockett Angle (Douglas), 5 grandchildren:  Thomas Bradley Crockett, Alison Hope Crockett Irvin (Levi), Bobbi Jeanne “B.J.” Crockett Angle-Cook (Jamie), Adam Howard King (Cassandra), Laura Lee Crockett Angle: 3 great grandchildren:  Thomas Matthew Crockett (LeAnna), Devin Hunter Irvin, Alexis Cheyanne Irvin: 2 great-great grandsons: Thomas Elijah Cole Crockett,  (5th generation “Thomas”)Sawyer James Daniel Crockett:  Special pet: Wrex.  Also survived by many special friends and church family.  A celebration service of Murphy’s life will be on Sunday Sept 30, at 7:00 PM at Seagle’s Funeral Chapel with Rev. Danny McGlothlin and Rev. Diane Stanley officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 7:00 PM prior to the service. Burial will be private in Oakwood Cemetery. The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Osemobor for his amazing care and loving and caring home visits to check on and treat Daddy, Dr. Acharya’s special care  and the Medi Home Health Hospice and a very special thanks to Robyn and Jamie for all of their care, kindness and love shown to us during the last few weeks of our  time with Daddy.  

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Sherry Thompson - Medi Hospice
   Posted Wed September 26, 2018
My Prayer is for deep comfort and peace in God's care for you the family. We at Medi were honored and privileged to have cared for Rev. Crockett until God called his name. We rejoice for him and grieve for us. Much Prayers rising to the heavens for your family.

Chip, Kim, Sloan and Spencer Hyland
   Posted Wed September 26, 2018
We offer our prayers to you at this time of sorrow. We will surely miss Pawpaw Murphy on our visits to the River. Love to all.

Glen & Tonnie Rouse
   Posted Thu September 27, 2018
With our deepest sympathies for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Duane Alley & family.
   Posted Thu September 27, 2018
Thinking of your family and wishing you moments of peace and comfort!

Pastor Vickie Lee Viars Delton Church of God of Prophecy
   Posted Thu September 27, 2018
The Delton Church of God of Prophecy church family and Pastor Vickie L. Viars expresses our heartfelt love and condolences to the family of Rev. Murphy Crockett and stands in prayer for all of you. I as the Pastor of Delton Church of God of Prophecy love you and loved Murphy Crockett, my deacon, my friend, my inspiration, and forever will remember his words to me when he said, "We shall overcome." We love you all so very much and we loved Brother Murphy Crockett with all of our hearts. He has overcome and is even right now receiving his rewards!

Denny Ratcliffe
   Posted Fri September 28, 2018
My condolences to the family. He was a great man that will surely be missed.

Denny Ratcliffe
   Posted Fri September 28, 2018
My condolences to his family. He was a great and wise man that will surely be missed.

Deborah Rateau
   Posted Fri September 28, 2018


With Love and Sorry at the passing of Uncle Murphy, Larry, Deborah and Jerry Lewis

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