Everett "Gray" Crawford, Jr., 77, of Colonial Heights, passed away November 27, 2012. He is survived by three children, Chris Crawford-Mittelstaedt and her husband, Udo, Mike Crawford, and Matt Crawford and his wife, Julia; five grandchildren, Kris, Laureen and Allegra Mittelstaedt and Meagan and Cynthia Crawford. He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Sue Crawford. He graduated from Campbell High School in the class of 1952. He was a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army. Mr. Crawford was a former instructor in the Mortuary Science Program at John Tyler Community College. He was retired from Deepwater Terminal and will be greatly missed by all of his Rawleigh Home Products customers. A funeral service was held 10 a.m. Monday, December 3, at the Landess Funeral Chapel in Campbell. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. Interment was in Tucker Cemetery, Campbell, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to AmVets.