01/28/1943 - 05/12/2021

Lewis E. Crooks, born January 28, 1943, was called home May 12, 2021 in Gilbert, Arizona.

He served in the Air Force and later worked at TWA. He finished his working career as an MVS driver in Phoenix for the USPS.

He is preceded in death by his father Lewis L. Crooks and his mother Agnes M. Lightle.

He is survived by his wife Delores. Their sons Steven (Rosella) of Gilbert, Arizona and Jason Crooks of Clearwater, Florida. He is also survived by his 2 brothers Don (Sally) and Dale (Nita).

Private graveside service will be held 1:30PM May 19, 2021 at the National Veterans Cemetery 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd. Phoenix, Arizona 85024 with a Celebration of Life to happen at a later date.


  • Dad I’m going to miss you, but I WILL see you again in Heaven!!!

  • Richard & Dora Vidal

    Our condolences and love to the Crooks family. We walk along side you at this time of sorrow hoping good memories of Lewis somehow ease the pain you must all be suffering at this time. My memory of Lewis, Delores, and a few others sitting around the table at Steve and Chuni’s, laughing and sharing life will always bring a smile to my face. Know God is with you as we send you our love and prayers .

  • Mike Vernon and Family

    The loss you’re all feeling is immeasurable. I’m so sorry. He can rest now and enjoy any Indy 500 he wants to watch now. We love you Steve and Jason.

  • I am so sorry for your loss and praying for God’s comfort in all your lives. 💕💕💕🙏🙏🙏

  • Sending my sympathy, love, and God’s blessings to you, Dee and your family.
    Our story goes back so long ago to our Hawaii days – we were barely more 5han kids ourselves!
    You and Lew were always great neighbors and friends!
    My love and prayers are with you at 5his difficult t8me. Love, Gail

  • John Van Houten

    Sincere condolences to the Family… the memories will always be with you as will the spirit you feel.

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