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 William C Crawford

William C Crawford

Birth
Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee, USA
Death 12 Jan 2013 (aged 97)
Howell, Livingston County, Michigan, USA
Burial Baxter, Putnam County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 103787583 · View Source
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Funeral services for Mr. William Crawford, 97 of Warren, Michigan and formerly of Cookeville will be held Wednesday January 23 at 1 p.m. in the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Odd Fellows Cemetery. Bro Buddy Johnson will officiate.
His family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. until service time.
Mr. Crawford died Saturday January 12, 2013 in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Livingston in Howell, MI.
He was born August 9, 1915 in Cookeville, TN to the late Alvin Hawkins Crawford and Sallie Crawford.
Mr. Crawford was raised on a dairy farm on Hawkins Crawford Road, which is still owned by his brother, Lavern. As a child, he attended the former Union Grove Presbyterian Church which was built on land donated by his father.
He began his automotive career as a Gulf Oil Gasoline Truck Driver in Lexington, KY; was a long-time employee of Dodge Main in Detroit; and was a retired Senior Machine Repairman with Chevrolet Gear and Axle also in Detroit.
He was a member of Van Dyke Church of Christ in Warren, MI, and the United Auto Workers.
He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to camp, hunt, and fish. He loved to travel, visiting places throughout the United States, the Middle East and Europe.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Opal Kirby Crawford; two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Morgan and Ruby L. Crawford; and eight brothers, Leonard E., Herman, Alvin, Ernest, Ben Hooper, George Clifford, James E. and Charles Darweda Crawford.



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  • Maintained by: imagal49
  • Originally Created by: Larry Moore
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103787583
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William C Crawford (9 Aug 1915–12 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103787583, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Baxter, Putnam County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by imagal49 (contributor 47223808) .