Fred L. Crawford
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Virginia Beach - Fred Lee Crawford, Sr., age 94, passed away Sunday, February 02, 2014.
He was born in Cherokee County, NC and a lifelong resident of Virginia Beach, VA and son of the late David Lee Crawford and Winnie Crawford Cathey.
He was a World War II Army Veteran. After the war, he worked briefly at Norfolk Naval Shipyard and then retired after many years at Naval Air Rework Facility. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt, fish and garden.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Jewel Creecy Crawford. He was also predeceased by one brother Robert Crawford; sisters, Sue Rogers, Mabel Ellis, Faye Ledford, Sally Barton and Judy Raxter; and a great-grandson Isaac Crawford.
He is survived by his daughter Karen Curry and her husband Lloyd Curry; son Fred Lee Crawford, Jr and his wife Beth Crawford; grandchildren, Brian and Natalie Crawford, Daniel Crawford and Emily Crawford; great-grandson Nathan Crawford; and sisters, Edeathe Cowan and Betty Ledford.
The family will receive friends at the residence Wednesday, February 5, from 1-3 p.m. www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com
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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Feb. 4, 2014