His Homegoing Service will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday, November 30th at 6:00 p.m., with Rev. Fred L. Richmond Sr. officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Private burial will take place on Wednesday in Graceland Cemetery.
Will E. Crockett, 87, completed his earthly pilgrimage on Thursday, November 18, 2021. He was born in Houston, MS on March 29, 1934, the son of the late Will and Anna Lucy (nee: Baskin) Crockett.
Mr. Crockett graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. He had been employed as a correctional officer for the Racine Youthful Offender Correctional Facility. Mr. Crockett enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most of all he relished the time spent with family and friends.
He leaves to cherish his memory his three children, Tamy Burnette, William Crockett, and Veia Crockett, all of Racine; his seven grandchildren, Devina (Daniel) Goldsmith, Dominique Tillman, Merrica McWhorter, Daiquan Tillman, Jonathan Bogan, and Bianca Davis; six great grandchildren, Karmen, James, DáMillie, Kehlani, Amina, and Amir; his brother, Develt (Challotté) Crockett, of Lansing, IL.
He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Crockett was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Vista Jackson, three brothers, Noah, Andy, and Joe Crockett; and four sisters, Lynn Yarborough, Mamie Crockett, Corrine Dansler, and Ruth Knowlin.