James Crockett
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James L. Crockett, a Vietnam Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at his home in Woodridge at the age of 66.

Born and raised in Metropolis, Mr. Crockett was the beloved husband of Colette Kolek Crockett; loving father of Jeff Crockett and wife Tracy, Kevin Crockett and wife Stacy, Jason Crockett and Michelle Norcia and husband Vince; dear grandfather of Alyssa, Nick, Meghan, Connor and Ryan; great-grandfather of Libby Rose and Cole Daniel; fond brother of Sandra Snyder and husband John of Metropolis and Donna Matlock and husband Buddy; brother-in-law of Allan Kolek and wife Sandy; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Daisy Mae Meyer Crockett; and one brother, Edward Crockett.

A funeral mass was held Saturday at the Church of St. Scholastica in Woodridge.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Zarzycki Manor Chapels of Willow Springs was in charge of funeral arrangements.

—Paid Obituary—
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