Samuel B Crawford, Jr
April 18, 1937 - May 23, 2021
Lakewood, Washington - Samuel Benjamin Crawford, Jr was born in Mt Hermon, Louisiana. He had been a long time resident of Pierce County having discharged honorably from the Air force at Ft Lewis/McCord Air Base with the Rank of Staff Sergeant. He then worked for the State of Washington retiring after 29 years. He is survived by his wife Vickie who resides in Lakewood, WA at their home. Sam had 4 children from a previous marriage, two of which preceded him in death, a son Michael and daughter Marie. His remaining two sons, Richard and Sam live in the Puget Sound area as does his 6 grandchildren, 9 great – grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Sam enjoyed golfing for most of those years. Sam was a member of First Baptist Church of Lakewood. He loved the Lord and was a faithful servant of the Lord. Whatever he had to do in life, he did it mightily unto the Lord, as Sam understood that the Lord provided him with many blessings throughout his life and enabled him to help others in Christ name. Instead of flowers donations may be made to the Alzsheimer's Association. Burial services will be with family only on June 25, 2021 at Mountain View Funeral Home in Lakewood, WA.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on June 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Lakewood, located in Lakewood, WA 98499. Friends and family are invited to attend.
Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) on Jun. 20, 2021.