Mr. Crotty proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War. After the war, he became a real estate salesman. He was proud to be a member of Phi Beta Kappa while he was in college and was very intelligent.
He was married to Christine, the love of his life, and they settled in the Texas Hill Country during their retirement years. David enjoyed watching the stock market and spent countless hours on the computer researching stocks.
He is survived by his wife, Christine of Llano ; stepdaughter Lori Kriegh; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert Crotty Jr.; a sister; and stepdaughter, Renee C. Harris.
There is no service planned at this time.
Cremation arrangements by Putnam Funeral Home and Crematory, 145 Texas Ave. in Kingsland, (325) 388-0008. Go to www.putnamcares.com to sign an online guest register.