|Birth: ||Oct. 6, 1918|
|Death: ||Mar. 31, 2004|
"Leon" Crawford, 85, died at 11:13 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at Alton Memorial Hospital.
He was born Oct, 6, 1918, in California, Mo. to Rollen and Myrtle Mae (Williams) Crawford.
He married the former Roselyn Virginia Davis on June 19, 1940 in Caruthersville, Mo. She died June 20, 1999.
A worl War II veteran, he served in the U.S.Army Air Corps. He was a pipe fitter for Shell Oil Co. for 30 years, retiring in 1981. He was a 50-year life member of Pipefitters Local 553 in Alton and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Wood River.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela and Dennis Davis of East Alton and Robin and Rick Rader of Roxana; three grandchildren and their spouses, Denise and Jason Ehlers, Amy and Todd Brock and Kevin Rader; three great-grandchildren, Davis, Griffen and Madelyn; two sisters, Doris Shipp of Memphis, Tenn and Evelyn Sammons of Hot Springs Ark; and one brother, Kenneth Crawford of Caruthersville, Mo.
He was also preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Harrel, Seth and Wilford.
Rollen Crawford (1892 - 1972)
Myrtle Mae Williams Crawford (1897 - 1978)
Roselyn Virginia Davis Crawford (1923 - 1999)*
Harrel Richard Crawford (1917 - 1987)*
Emory Leon Crawford (1918 - 2004)
Seth Winston Crawford (1920 - 1990)*
Rollen Kenneth Crawford (1926 - 2011)*
Wilford Lee Crawford (1929 - 1996)*
Rose Lawn Memory Gardens
Maintained by: Pamela Crawford Davis
Originally Created by: Deb
Record added: Mar 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18687538