Joseph “Conrad” Crooks III, 82, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on December 14, 2023. He was born on February 21, 1941, in Iredell County, N.C., to the late Marguerite “Peg” Goodman Crooks and Joseph “Joe” Conrad Crooks Jr.

Conrad earned a degree in Business Administration and worked in the textile industry until his retirement. He was an aviation enthusiast and had a great passion for airplanes. He also was proud of his home which he restored in 1974. He will be missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers-in-law, Mike Barrier and Kennth E. Register Jr.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 61 years, Patricia “Pat” Miller Crooks; son; Charles Conrad Crooks of Mooresville; sister, Joanne C. Barrier of Little River, S.C., sisters-in-law; Margaret Riley, Penelope Morrison and husband Brian, and Pamela Fleming and Paige Rogers; and brother-in-law; H.E. “Lee” Bouknight and wife Gina. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will have a private celebration of life service at a later date.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is proudly serving the Crooks family. Condolences may be made to the family at