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Robert Crawford Jr.

Obituary Condolences

CRAWFORD, ROBERT JR.; age 90; went to be with the Lord on December 8, 2013. Born on June 18, 1923, in New York, the son of Robert Crawford Sr. and Carlotta G. Deats. Robert attended Penn State University in 1941-42, before joining the U.S. Army Air Cadet Program. He served as a pilot in the First Combat Cargo Group/20th Air Force during World War II, flying C-46 and C-47 Aircraft in the China-India-Burma Theater. A long time resident of Orion Twp., Robert is survived by his wife of 51 years, the former Edith Cook; one son, Robert Crawford III of Auburn Hills, MI; two grandchildren, Mark R. Crawford of Beverly Hills, MI and Dr. Matthew J. Crawford of Austin, TX and three great grandsons. Burial services will be at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, MI., on a future date. The family requests Memorial Gifts to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Charlotte, NC.
Published in The Oakland Press on Dec. 21, 2013
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