Served in U.S. Air Force
During Vietnam War
Douglas W. Crooks, 62 of Washington died Tuesday-February 13, 2018 at the Donnell House following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born September 9, 1955 in Niagara Falls, New York the son of the late Russell J. and Elizabeth G. Watt Crooks. Mr. Crooks was a graduate of Fort Frye High School in Lowell, Ohio and was Roman Catholic by faith. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was employed at Consolidated Natural Gas for over 30 years from where he retired. Mr. Crooks was a member of the American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post # 175. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycles, was a big sports fan and loved to fish. Most of all, Mr. Crooks enjoyed spending time with his family especially the time he spent with his grandchildren.
Surviving is a daughter; Misty Dawn (Robb) Holloway of Washington, a son; Douglas W. Crooks II, three grandchildren; Skylar, Mason and Nicholas, one step-granddaughter; Kelsye. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his mother and father, Mr. Crooks was preceded in death by two brothers; Russell and Donald Crooks and by one sister; Agnes Crooks.
Friends will be received on Saturday-February 17, 2018 from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. the hour of a funeral service in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson at East Katherine Ave., Washington, S. Timothy Warco, Supervisor/Director, Susan Falvo Warco, Director, S. Timothy Warco II, Director. Pastor Brian Greenleaf will officiate. Burial will be private. Those wishing to make memorial contributions may do so to the Honor Guard of the American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post # 175, 168 Park Ave. Washington Pa. 15301. Condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com