Michael Howard Crook died May 15, 2019 in Noble, at the age of 69 years 5 months 7 days. Memorial Services were held May 18, 2019 at Skyridge Free Will Baptist Church in Noble, Oklahoma, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.
Michael was born December 8, 1949 in Eureka, California to Bobby Howard and Virginia Ruth (Dunkin) Crook. He was raised in Humboldt County, California, graduating from McKinleyville schools around 1968.
Michael was inducted into the United States Marine Corps on June 26, 1967, serving 2 tours during Vietnam. He was honorably discharged on February 20, 1970.
He worked many years building cabinets and other wood working. He owned and operated Trim Line Cabinets, a family business in Purcell for more than 30 years, with his parents and siblings, before his retirement.
In 2002, he married Debbie Arms in Reno, Nevada. They made their home in the Noble area. Michael enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling, and taking care of his four dogs. He loved spending time with his family and being a father.
Michael was also a cattle rancher, a hard worker, who enjoyed taking care of his flower beds, and helping others. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Skyridge Free Will Baptist Church.
Michael was preceded in death by his father, Bobby H. Crook, and grandson, Cayden Christian Crook.
Survivors include his mother, Virginia Ruth Robertson; wife, Debbie Crook; son, Levi Crook-Garza and husband, Jake; daughter, Misty Sanders; son, Jarron Sanders, daughter, Jennifer Crook; grandchildren, Jordan Crook, Ashtin Crook, Anthony Cribbs and Ethan Cribbs; siblings, Jan Englander and husband, Mark, Brian Crook and Dwight Crook and wife, Marie; special nephews, Robbie Birnie and wife, Nakia, Bobby Crook and Ike Crook; sisters-in-law; Cynthia Moore and husband, Randy, and Pamela Boettler and husband, Vernon; brother in law, Nick Arms; and many other relatives and friends.