Born April 17, 1926, in Truman, Ark., he was the son of the late Dee Crawford and Ethel (Hubbard) Crawford. On December 1, 1945, in Malden, he was untied in marriage to Ponda (Sebree) Crawford, who survives of the home.
Also surviving are two sons, Bill Crawford and wife, Barbara, of Poplar Bluff and Randy Crawford and wife, Pat, of Hayti; one grandson, Randall Crawford of Hayti, one sister, Audra Hutchison of Campbell and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Calvin Crawford.
Visitation was held Thursday, October 11, at Landess Funeral Home in Malden and Friday, October 12, at Mount Calvary Powerhouse Church in Poplar Bluff with Reverend Mose Tipton officiating. Celebration of Life was held Friday, October 12, at Mount Calvary Powerhouse Church in Poplar Bluff. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden. Landess Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.