Joseph W. Crabtree (June 30, 1916 – September 16, 1995)
Joseph W. Crabtree was initiated into the bond of the Delta Chi Fraternity on June 29, 1979 and he was with this chapter from its very inception. Throughout his time with Delta Chi, Joe recieved numerous awards and recognitions for his hard work and dedication to the TSU Chapter. These include:
Outstanding “BB”: 1986-87
Meritorious Service Award: 08/08/87
“BB” Emeritus: 1989-90
Order of Omega: 04/22/90
Brother Crabtree is the reason why Truman State University Delta Chi continues to exist. Because of his valiant efforts, we are forever grateful. The second Tuesday of every September has been designated as Joe Crabtree Day. We urge all brothers to join us in honoring his memory by wearing a suit and tie with a White Carnation to work or school.