Marion Edward “Ed” Crabtree, age 93, of Harriman, passed away January 23, 2020. Ed served in the U.S. Army from 1950-1952 during the Korean Conflict. He was a founding a member of Grace Baptist Church in Harriman. An educator for 45 years, he started in Morgan County teaching at Dearmount and White Oak then moving to the Harriman City School System. He finished his career at Bowers Elementary School where he served as principal for 27 years. He is survived by his son: Charles Crabtree (Susan); daughter: Jama Basler (Garland); grandchildren: Nathan Basler (Cayla), Derek Basler, Chad Crabtree, Zach Sellers, Beau Sellers, Jacob Crabtree, Jessica Crabtree, and Josh Crabtree; great-grandson: Brooks Basler; sister: Maxine Perry; brothers: Fox Crabtree (Mary) and George Crabtree; and a host of nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a very special thanks to the staff and caregivers at Sycamore Trace for the love and kindness shown to him during his stay. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020, at Grace Baptist Church in Harriman. The funeral will follow. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday, January 27, 2020 in Roane Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Grace Baptist Church in Harriman.