Joe Garrett Crabtree, 94, retired Product Designer for Murray-Ohio and resident of Franklin, died Friday, May 13, 2022 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. A graveside inurnment will be conducted Friday at 1:00 P.M. at Pleasant Mount Cemetery with Patrick Kerstiens officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. The family suggests memorials to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203 or Middle Tennessee Studebaker Drivers Club in memory of Joe Crabtree, 1204 Harvest Grove Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN 37129. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born October 10, 1927 in Maury County, he was the son of the late William Arthur Crabtree and the late Bonnie Garrett. He married Syble Reavis who preceded him in death May 5, 2012. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Mr. Crabtree enjoyed traveling, classic car shows, antique auctions, working on clocks, and weekly trips for new places to enjoy catfish with his granddaughter and family. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include his granddaughter, Robyn C. (Stephen) Kerstiens; great grandson, Baker Joseph Kerstiens; sister, Frances (Raymond) Stone (of Wetumpka, AL); and brothers, James F. (Sue) Crabtree (of Montgomery, AL), and Harold P. (Carol) Crabtree (of Columbia, TN). In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Dennis Joe Crabtree; brothers, William A. Crabtree, Jr., Calvin Bush Crabtree; and sister, Sara Emma Cox.