BAR HARBOR – Leslie Maurice Crockett, 84, loving husband of Myrle Norwood Crockett, passed on Jan. 24, 2017, after a period of declining health. Les was born Sept. 10, 1932, to Herbert and Grace Wing Crockett.
Les worked a significant part of his adult life for the Rockefeller family, and cherished his long friendship with David Rockefeller. Les enjoyed attending the Hayseeders Way Back Ball, and many Maine Academy of Country Music events, as a dedicated member of both organizations. Les also enjoyed lobstering and time in his greenhouse and gardens, where he grew vegetables for the farm stand he and Myrle ran. Leslie particularly loved RVing with his family. In addition to his wife of 64½ years, Leslie is survived by his sons Wayne of Houston, Texas, and David and his partner, Muriel, of Prospect; daughter-in-law Joy Crockett of Auburn; grandchildren, Shaun of Hermon, Scott of Falls Church, Va., Brian of Grants, N.M., Jamie of Ellsworth, Kayla and her children, Tyler, Cameron and Annabelle, of Bar Harbor; sister Belva Crockett Murphy and husband, Lawrence, of Ellsworth; sister-in-law Janett Norwood Muise and husband, Sherwood, of Otter Creek; Maybelle Norwood Montgomery of Tullahoma, Tenn.; brother-in-law Lloyd Norwood and wife, Judy, of Northeast Harbor. Leslie was predeceased by his parents, brothers Clifford (Nick) Crockett and Herbert Crockett Jr., and beloved son James M. Crockett.
Services will be held in the spring. A notice of memorial will be posted at that time.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Leslie Crockett Assistance Fund at First National Bank, 200 Main St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609.