The American Saddlebred world has lost Nancy Riester Crabtree, 74, who passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015 in Louisville.
Nancy was the wife, mother, grandmother and matriarch of the Crabtree family, and a member of Simpsonville Baptist Church. She helped start the Shelbyville Horse Show and the Shelbyville Community Theatre. She was a member of the Garden Club and Al-Anon.
Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Charles "Redd" Crabtree, and her parents, Paul and Martha Riester. She is survived by her daughters, Anne Crabtree and Susan Fenton, Simpsonville, Ky.; son, Casey Crabtree (Sabra), Simpsonville, Ky.; grandchildren, Rebecca and Tut Crabtree, and Taylor and Katie Fenton; sisters, Martha Jean Downs (Jim), Billings, Mont., and Judy McCurdy (Ralph), LaGrange, Ga.; and brothers, Paul "Bob" Riester, Jr., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Vance Riester (Janice), Shelbyville, Ky.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 3, 2015 at Shannon Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Boyd officiating. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 2 at Shannon Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may be made to: Shelbyville Community Theatre, 801 Main Street Shelbyville, KY, 40065.