Obituary: Waylon James Crabtree

May 25, 2018 – September 9, 2023

Waylon James Crabtree, 5, of Paoli, was born on May 25, 2018, in Paoli, to his father, Adam Crabtree, and mother, Kaci Crabtree.

In his 5 years of life, Waylon touched many lives across the country, bringing joy anywhere he went. He had a contagious smile that no one could resist. Even through day-to-day struggles, he kept that smile on his face and enjoyed each day to its fullest, never taking anything for granted. He loved his Elmo, Mickey Mouse, cows, and of course, music.

He was preceded in Heaven by his mother, Kaci Crabtree, and his Papaw Jimmy Prince.

He is survived by his father, Adam Crabtree; his step-mother, Lauren Crabtree, step-sister, Kara
Rippetoe and soon-to-arrive little brother, Matthew Crabtree; grandparents, Mark Crabtree, Cindy Crabtree, Gregg Taylor, and Aleta Taylor; his great-grandmother, Diana Prince; aunts, Emily Taylor, Beth Covey, and Chelsea Crabtree; uncles, Jason Covey and Jacob Crabtree; cousins, Caleb and Maddie Covey, Bentley, Brielle and Brylynn Crabtree.

Private services for the family will be conducted.

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