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Larry L. Crawford

1937 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Larry L. Crawford Obituary
Crawford Larry L. Crawford - A funeral service celebrating the life of Larry L. Crawford, age 77, of Columbus, will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at New Beginnings Baptist Church, 4888 Refugee Road NW, Baltimore, with Pastor R. Murdock officiating. Burial will take place in Franklin Hills Memory Garden, Canal Winchester, where military honors will be observed. Larry was born May 17, 1937 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to the late Carl William and Beatrice M. (Slocum) Crawford. He passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Larry was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He retired in 1997 from the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority where he had worked as a carpenter and had worked part-time with Ameriguard Investigators and Security in Columbus as a security guard. He was a member of the New Beginnings Baptist Church and the American Legion Post #798 of Reynoldsburg. He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Snowden) Crawford; sons, Brian C. Crawford of Alachua, Florida and Jon Spencer of Pataskala; daughters, Coral Benny of Kalamazoo, Michigan and Sherry McInerney of Glen Allen, Virginia; step-sons, Keith E. Shaw and Kevin M. Shaw, both of Columbus; eleven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Jerry B. Crawford of Sturgis, Michigan, Lynn W. Crawford of Tucson, Arizona and L.C. "Sam" Crawford of Tucson, Arizona; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha (Kendall) Crawford, in 1999. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the Kirkersville home of HOSKINSON FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE, 285 East Main Street, Kirkersville. Memorial contributions in Larry's name may be made to: , 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016 or by visiting www.kidney.org. Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Crawford family. Please visit www.HoskinsonFuneral.com to share a special memory about Larry or to sign an online guest book.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 26, 2014
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