Mr. Martin Wayne Crockett Sr.


Mr. Martin Wayne Crockett Sr., 74, of Tangier Island, died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.

Born on Tangier on May 23, 1944, he was a son of the late Peter and Mildred Crockett.

He was a waterman and a member of Swain Memorial United Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, baseball – especially the New York Yankees, music, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of almost 53 years, Ella Parks Crockett, of Tangier; two children, Martin Wayne “Marty” Crockett Jr. (Cheryl), of Crisfield, and Hope Crockett Evans (Norwood), of Tangier; a brother, Perry Crockett (Pam), of Crisfield; three grandchildren, Pete Crockett, Cameron Evans, and Lacee Evans; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Martin Wayne Crockett Jr.; and three brothers, Peter Crockett, Bob Crockett, and Alva Dale Crockett.

A memorial service was held July 15, 2018, at Swain Memorial United Methodist Church. Duane Crockett, Denny Crockett, and the Rev. Nona Allen officiated.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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