Jack Leroy Crockett Sr., 83, of Hernando, passed away Aug. 23, 2017. Mr. Crockett was a U.S. Army Veteran where he served in the 101st Airborne division and was a member of Carriage Hills Baptist Church in Southaven. He retired after 40 years of service with Burlington Northern Railroad. Mr. Crockett was preceded in death by his parents, Dennis Leroy Crockett and Norma Sue Crockett Kulp and his grandson, Dennis Ray Crockett. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Erma Dot Boatright Crockett, three children, Jack Leroy Crockett Jr. (Denise), Sharon Crockett Day, and Katrina Crockett Carter Brown (Richard); nine grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday, Aug. 28, 2017 from 12-2 p.m and the funeral service will be at 2 p.m., all at Brantley Funeral Home, 6875 Cockrum St. Olive Branch.