2017-08-31 / Obituaries

John David Crawford Sr.


JOHN D. CRAWFORD SR. JOHN D. CRAWFORD SR. Mr. John David Crawford Sr., 81, entered into rest on Thursday, Au­gust 24, 2017 at his residence on Goshen Street.

Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 26, at Goshen Baptist Church with Rev. Paul C. Reviere officiating. Inter­ment, with full military honors, followed in the church cemetery.

Mr. Crawford was the son of the late David Charles “Dave” Craw­ford and the late Johnnie Mae Ryder Crawford. He had retired after 21 years of service serving his coun­try with honor in the United States Navy. After his retirement with the Navy, Mr. Crawford was employed as a textile worker and later retired from Regal Manufacturing.

Mr. Crawford, along with his parents, was preceded in death by his wife, Nina “Honey” Massey Crawford and a brother, Lewis Charles Crawford.

Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia Myers of Lexington, S.C. and Donna Charping and husband, Thomas of Washington, Georgia; two sons, John David Crawford, Jr. of Union Point, Georgia and Robbie Crawford of Lincolnton; ten grand­children; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Barbara Goldman and husband, Marvin of Lincolnton; two brothers, Melvin Crawford and wife, Jo of Washington and Bill Crawford and wife, Doris of Greensboro; and numerous other family members.

Serving as pallbearers were Robby Crawford, David Crawford, Lee Myers, Donnie Crawford, Bill Crawford and Joe Crawford.

If so desired memorial contri­butions may be made to Goshen Baptist Church, P. O. Box 716, Lincolnton, GA. 30817 or Augusta Warrior Project, 701 Greene St., Augusta, GA. 30901.

You may sign the family’s online guestbook and view the family’s video tribute at www.reesfh.com. Rees Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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