Carl Crocker, 64, of Scheller, Illinois passed away at 1:48 P.M. Sunday, September 29, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born October 13, 1954 in Herrin, Illinois to the late William Earl Crocker and Dorothy Fitzgerald. He married Kathy Loucks on March 21, 1981.
In addition to his wife of thirty-eight years, Carl is survived by his step-mother, Ruth Ann Crocker of Sesser, Illinois; daughter, Kira Tierney and husband, John of Middletown, Illinois; son, Caleb Crocker of Desoto, Illinois; grandchildren, Graham, Grant, and Dravin Tierney; brothers, Jan Christy, Larry Christy, Mike Eubanks, Richie Eubanks, Bill Crocker, and Jeff Crocker; sister, Susan Summers; mother and father-in-law, Barbara and Dean Loucks; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Carl was preceding in death by his brother, Howard Christy.
Carl was a truck driver for Norris Trucking in Waltonville, Illinois. He loved to travel and take trips. In 2018, Carl and Kathy completed their fifty state bucket list. He was a fun loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be dearly missed.
A Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois. Interment will follow at St. Barbara Cemetery in Scheller, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the family in care of Kathy Crocker.
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