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James Lloyd Crawford Jr. age 72, of Meadville, PA passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at his residence. He was born November 18, 1944 in Pocomoke, MD the son of the late James Lloyd Crawford Sr. and Rita Porter Crawford.
He had been employed as an owner/operator truck driver and also had driven for Tru Temper and Rusco Trucking. He had served in the United States Army from January 28, 1964 until being honorabley discharged on January 27, 1967, obtaining the Rank of SP5 E-5 (T).
He was a car enthusiast and enjoyed restoring old muscle cars. He was of the Methodist Faith.
James is survived by three sons: Robert Crawford and his wife Mary of Meadville, Ryan Crawford of Meadville, and Raun Crawford and his wife Ashley of Arvada, CO, one granddaughter: Molly Crawford of Arvada, CO, two sisters: Joanne Ostrowskie of Columbus, OH, Diane Longstreth and her husband James of Meadville, two brothers: Milan Crawford and his wife Barabra of Meadville, Delmar Preston his wife Shelia of Cochranton, PA, and Sonnie and Patty Walls of Delaware. James is further survivied by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by a brother: Rosco Crawford, and his sister; Mary Beth Crawford.
A Memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 5 PM until 7 PM at the JACK GREER MEMORIAL POST 52, 13240 Dunham Road, Meadville, PA 16335. The Pastor Tim Bowser will officiate.
Memorials can be made to the family in care of the Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home & Crematory, 614 Baldwin Street, Meadville, PA 16335.
Please sign James's online guestbook at hatheway-tedesco.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the HATHEWAY-TEDESCO FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 614 BALDWIN STREET, MEADVILLE, PA 16335.
Published on September 5, 2017
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