AUBURNDALE - James "Curtis" Crawford, 67, of Auburndale, FL passed away on June 19, 2014 at his residence of heart failure. He was born on March 28, 1947 in Lakeland, FL and had been a lifelong resident of Auburndale.
Curtis was a US Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War being stationed in Korea. Curtis had worked for Sears for some 15 years, retiring as manager of the automotive service area in Winter Haven. He was a member of Calvary First Assembly of God, Haines City where he spent a lot of time working to help those in need, and he truly loved being outdoors whether it was camping, fishing or hunting. He's remembered as a dedicated Christian and a loving husband and father.
Curtis is predeceased by his father, James Crawford, mother, Dorothy Stanland and he is survived by his wife, of 26 years, Sybil Crawford; daughter, Tina (Tom) Simon of Springfield, VA; son Brian (Stacy) Crawford of Auburndale, FL; sister, Linda (Francis) Myers of Lake Alfred, FL; brother, Floyd (Kathy) Harnage of Indianapolis, IN; grandchildren, Derrick, Brock, Dalton and Anna Grace Simon, Emma, Addyson, Isabella and Alexandra Crawford as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 -7 pm and the funeral will be Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 10 am at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, Haines City, FL. Condolences may be sent via www.oakridgefuneralcare.com
Oak Ridge Funeral Care
1001 Grace Avenue Haines City, FL 33844
Published in Ledger from June 22 to June 23, 2014