Ocala - Donald L. Crawfis, 83 of Ocala, Florida and formerly of Rawson, Ohio died at 1:20 p.m. March 18, 2013 at Legacy Hospice House, Ocala, Florida.
He was born February 27, 1930 in Leipsic, Ohio to the late Bracy and Zella (Clapp) Crawfis. He married Carol Lippert and she survives in Ocala.
Donald resided in "On Top of the World Communities" in Ocala and was known as "Don's Pressure Washing" by many satisfied customers. He will be missed by all for his friendly, dry wit and caring personality. Don graduated from Rawson High School and attended the Ohio State University. He retired from Marine Specialty in Camden, AR in 1993 as a machine supervisor.
Survivors also include a sister Diane Bogart of Fort Mill, SC; brother Eldon (Carol) Crawfis of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL and Bloomfield Hills, MI; foster daughter Suzy (Jesse) Roach of Nashville, AR and her children Suzanne and Aaron Sillavan, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. Preceded in death by his first wife of 45 years, Betty Crawfis; daughters, Judy Crawfis and Deborah Gibson; and brother Larry Crawfis.
A private graveside service will take place at Harmon Cemetery near Gilboa, Ohio. Visitation will be held Friday from 5-7 pm at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton, Ohio. A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Ocala West Church of the Nazarene in Ocala.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ocala West Church of the Nazarene.
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Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Mar. 22 to Mar. 23, 2013