Charles "Charlie" Crooks, 73, of Malaga, died Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Barnesville Hospital.

He was born April 25, 1945, near Alledonia, the youngest child of the late Samuel and Nettie Poole Crooks.

Charlie was a retired employee of Ohio Valley Coal near Beallsville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five siblings, Herman, Earl, Clyde, Paul, and Opal, also by his father-in-law, Marvin Hossman. Left to mourn his passing are his loving wife of 45 years, Carol Hossman Crooks; two sons, Brad Crooks (Loretta Stephens) of Jerusalem and Scottie Crooks (Jessica Byers) of Barnesville; two grandchildren, Taylor and Jovi of Barnesville; also his mother-in-law, Bertha Hossman of Malaga.

Funeral services were May 31, 2018, at the Harper Funeral Home, Beallsville, with Kim McFarland officiating. Burial followed in the Beallsville Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Charlie's name may be made to Barnesville Hospital, 639 W. Main St., Barnesville, OH 43713. Online condolences may be offered at