Funeral arrangements announced for Ider Police chief

Published: Oct. 30, 2021 at 4:16 PM CDT
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IDER, Ala. (WAFF) - The funeral for Ider Police Chief Buddy Crabtree will be on Wednesday, according to Ider’s Mayor Wendy Lassetter.

Crabtree lost his battle with COVID-19 on Saturday, October 30, he was 65. The funeral will be held at Stevenson First Baptist Church from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., the funeral will begin directly after.

The news of his passing was shared with us by Mayor Lassetter. She said Crabtree was battling the virus since October 2 and had been on the force since 2011.

Statement from Mayor Lassetter:

“Our thoughts & prayers are with the family of Chief Buddy Crabtree. He was a huge part of our Town and was loved by so many. As Mayor, I was blessed to have worked with a Chief that cared so much for his people & worked countless hours. He was a wonderful teacher & mentor. He will be greatly missed.”

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