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Roger Lloyd Crabb, 57

Roger Lloyd Crabb, 57, succumbed to the calling of the Lord Tuesday, July 17, 2018 He was born February 13,1961 at the 93rd Army Hospital Frankfurt A’ Mien, Germany the son of Billy L. Crabb and Anna Mae Crabb.

He was the second of four children and as a military child Roger maintained dual citizenship until he was 16 at which time he declared himself as an American Citizen and dropped the German citizenship. He spent most of his childhood in Aurora, Colorado where he became passionate about four-wheel drive, mountain climbing, NASCAR and The Denver Broncos.  He also learned to ride dirt bikes in the mountains of Colorado; he enjoyed running and basketball and was a Member of the Hash House Harriers, running cross country weekly with his wife Mellody.  Roger moved to Arkansas with his family after his father retired from the Army. He graduated from Bryant High School and worked for Patterson Supply for many years until they sold out.  Roger was a devoted husband to Mellody Brackemyer and step-father to her grown children Dale, Jill and Daniel to whom Roger was very close. Roger had 11 step-grandchildren and 2 step-great granddaughters. Roger went to work for Office furniture Supply when the company first started and became a valuable member of the Office Furniture Supply Team and was well loved by all there. He will be missed there by many. 

Roger was a man with many friends which he cared for and loved with all his heart. He was a devoted Christian man that lived his life for God, his family and his passions. He was a loving husband, brother, uncle and friend. Even in death shows his generosity as an organ donor so that others may be blessed. Love, faithfulness, honor and generosity are the hallmarks of Rogers life.

He is preceded in in God’s Eternal Rest by his parents, a sister Pamela and a step-son Daniel.

Roger leaves behind his loving wife Mellody, step-children Dale and Jill, two brothers Kevin Crabb and his wife Cindy and Leallen Crabb and his wife Anne; uncle Mark Weeden and his wife Barbara and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. He was loved by many and will be missed by more. Gone but Never Forgotten God’s grace and mercy. Amen on-on

Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, Arkansas, 72076.



  • Cristee Minyard Posted July 19, 2018 10:33 PM

    So sorry to hear of Roger’s passing. He will be missed around the office. Prayers for his family friends.

    • Mellow dy Posted July 25, 2018 12:59 PM

      Thank you for your prayers

  • Jane Clark Posted July 20, 2018 6:10 AM

    Roger was so awesome to work with. He always there to help and did a great job. I will miss him. Praying for him and his family.

    • Mellody Posted July 25, 2018 12:58 PM

      Jane, I feel as if I know you. Roger spoke highly of you. Thank you for your prayers.

  • Tina Stane Posted July 20, 2018 7:42 AM

    Roger was a great friend and great employee…. He loved to brag on his wife and his family, he was very proud of all of them….. He will truly be missed….. May he Rest in Peace…

    • Mellody Posted July 25, 2018 1:01 PM

      Thank you Tina. He “loved the ladies” at the annex

  • Amanda Posted July 20, 2018 3:23 PM

    Roger was truly a great friend to me. I will miss him dearly.

  • Anne Crabb Posted July 21, 2018 7:29 AM

    I will miss your sense of humor. You always made me laugh.

  • Trudy & Gary Posted July 21, 2018 12:07 PM

    So very sorry Mel to you and your entire family.

    • Mellody Posted July 25, 2018 1:09 PM

      Thank you Trudy & Gary

  • Taria Dodge Posted July 21, 2018 12:28 PM

    So sorry to hear about Roger, he will be greatly missed. Sending blessings to all of his family and friends.

    • Mellody Posted August 1, 2018 2:48 PM

      Thank you Taria

  • Linda Cheney Posted July 21, 2018 5:04 PM

    Prayers for family and friends
    I always enjoyed working with Roger and chatting with him when we bumped into each at Kroger. Rest in peace my friend

    • Mellody Posted July 25, 2018 1:21 PM

      Thank you Linda

  • Pam Kehn Posted July 21, 2018 7:27 PM

    Russ and I are so terribly sorry for your loss. Our thouggts and prayers!

    • Mellody Posted July 25, 2018 1:20 PM

      Thank you Pam

  • leallen Crabb Posted July 23, 2018 8:07 AM

    Goodbye Little Brother. I love you.

  • Laura Wilson Posted July 23, 2018 10:22 AM

    I had the pleasure of working with Roger over the years and he will be greatly missed by so many at Arkansas Blue Cross. He had a special way of helping everyone and spreading laughter wherever he went. Sending love, comfort and prayers to his family.

    • Leallen Crabb Posted July 23, 2018 4:30 PM

      Thank you

    • Mellody Posted August 1, 2018 2:50 PM

      Thank you Laura, that was one of his loveliest qualities.

  • Amanda Hart Posted July 23, 2018 4:03 PM

    My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. Roger’s kindness and generous nature won’t be forgotten.

    • Mellody Posted July 25, 2018 1:04 PM

      Thank you Tina. He “loved the ladies” at the annex

    • Mellody Posted July 25, 2018 1:19 PM

      Thank you Amanda

  • Kevin Crabb Posted July 24, 2018 11:10 AM

    Love you Big Brother will miss you cant ssy good bye but i will see hou later

  • Kevin Crabb Posted July 24, 2018 11:27 AM

    Love you Big Brother will miss you cant say good bye but ill see you later

  • Carla Simpson Posted July 24, 2018 3:07 PM

    Working at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield, I would always see Roger and he would greet you with a “BIG” pleasant smile. I was sooo shock to find out Roger passed away, because I had seen him about 2 to 3 weeks ago and we gave each other hug. Not knowing this would be my last time seeing him alive. To his family, you all have my sincere condolences. I’m gone miss Roger

    • Mellody Posted July 25, 2018 1:15 PM

      Thank you Carla. He always had a smile especially for Blue Cross people

  • Jenny B Posted July 25, 2018 9:40 AM

    Roger was my buddy while I was at blue cross. Always willing to go above and beyond for all of us!! I kept chocolate for him at my desk! Will miss him!!

    • Mellody Posted July 25, 2018 1:16 PM

      Aw you were the one who spoiled him,lol. Thank you

  • Shilane Woodard Posted July 25, 2018 11:47 AM

    My deepest condolences, I remember Roger from Grace Church years ago, my son Jonathan loved working with Roger, always had great things to say about him. God has gained a good man.

    • Mellody Posted July 25, 2018 1:17 PM

      Thank you Shilane

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