Samuel Julian Crawford Sr.

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  • "I will miss this precious man.He was my doctor for many..."
    - Kim Gibbs
  • "May God bless this family. I loved Dr. Crawford - my..."
    - Martha Mangham
  • "May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."
    - Carolyn ( King) Grimes
  • "Loved this man dearly. My mother worked for him for years,..."
    - Nancy Sexton- Burton
  • "Jules, sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. He was a..."
    - Sid Deerman
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Samuel Julian Crawford Sr. MD, 83, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2016 at the home of his son, Jules. Upon finishing Tulane Medical School in 1961, Doc Sam (as many knew him) committed his life to his work in various fields of medicine. He served the people of Calhoun County, Ala. as a physician for more than 40 years, including as campus physician for Jacksonville State University and team physician for the JSU Gamecock Sports Program. He received the Jimmy Bryan Award for his longstanding commitment to JSU athletes. Doc Sam truly loved practicing medicine and serving the folks of Calhoun County. He was born in Brewton, Ala. on June 29, 1932 and was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby Odom and Sam T. Crawford; and his wife, Vivian Jennings Crawford. He is survived by his brother, Charles Crawford, of Brewton, Ala.; one daughter, Margie Redditt, of Floyd, Va.; his son and daughter-in-law, Jules and Marge Crawford, of Dalton, Ga.; grandchildren, Simonne Michaud Weeks, of Roanoke, Va., Justin Michaud, of Kennewick, Wash., Meg Crawford Long and Mollie Crawford Busie, of Dalton, Ga., Hutch Crawford, of Dahlonega, Ga. and Ben Crawford, of Athens, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Loftin, Emory and Yates Weeks, of Roanoke, Va. and Alabama and Hatti Michaud, of Kennewick, Wash. At his request, there will be no memorial services. www.thompsonfuneralhomepiedmont.com
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Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 19, 2016
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