Charles Richard "Dick" Crawford

Born: Tue., Jul. 26, 1938
Died: Fri., Dec. 13, 2013


1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Mon., Dec. 16, 2013
Location: Lonaconing Location

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Mon., Dec. 16, 2013
Location: Lonaconing Location

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Charles Richard "Dick" Crawford, 75, of Lonaconing died Friday, December 13, 2013 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland. He passed peacefully with his family by his side. Born on July 26, 1938 in Barton he was the son of the late Joseph Woodrow Crawford and Myrtle Jane (Shriver) Crawford.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Carol Ann Blubaugh and Susan Crawford.

Dick worked for PPG Glass until they closed, then retired after working for Local 616 Laborers Union.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman, he also loved looking for ginseng and especially mushrooms.  He was a member of the Jackson Run Hunting Club, Lonaconing Trap Club and the former Eichhorn (Duckpin) Bowling League. Dick also loved gardening and was always proud of his gigantic tomatoes and cabbage.

Dick was a loving husband and father. He adored his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his special buddy Hunter and his best pal Dave Cameron.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Carolee (Cameron) Crawford; his children, Sherry (Crawford) Schriver and husband Donald "Donut" of Winchester, VA and Chuck Crawford and wife Michelle of Lonaconing; grandchildren, Bernie Bittinger and wife Denise, Kristy Weidlich and husband Jeremy and Hunter Crawford; 6 great-grandchildren, Tyler, Taylor, Kaylee, Scottie, Aidan and Allison; six brothers, Joseph Crawford, Herb Crawford and wife Betty, Ronald Crawford and wife Linda, Ellsworth "Jake" Crawford, Robert "Bob" Crawford and wife Ruth and John Crawford and wife Sue; two sisters, Mary Beeman and husband Tom and Bonnie Morton and husband Charles and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home, P.A., Lonaconing on  Monday,  December 16,  2013 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.  A funeral service will be held immediately following at 4:00 PM with Rev. George Loar officiating. Inter

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Regina Spiker
   Posted Sat December 14, 2013
Please accept our sympathy - Dick was a very nice fella & I always enjoyed talking to him when we happened to run into each other..hugs & prayers to you all....Regina & Walnut.

Michael Foote
   Posted Sat December 14, 2013
To the entire Crawford Family. So sorry to hear about Dick. He was a great guy, and well liked around the entire area. he will be missed. Thoughts,and prayers to all.

Dina Crawford Rankin
   Posted Sat December 14, 2013
I will truly miss my uncle Dick. He was a great a loving uncle dad brother.

Terry (Crawford)Herman
   Posted Sun December 15, 2013
Aunt Carolee Sherry and Chuck. I am so sorry for your loss. I will be thinking about you all. My prayers go out to your entire family. Love always Terry

Mary and David Goad
   Posted Sun December 15, 2013
Our heartfelt condolences Carolee and to your family with Dick's passing. May you each find peace knowing that he is forever in your hearts and minds. God Bless!

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