Stevedore “Steve” Crawford Sr., 74, of Delaware, passed Sunday (July 10, 2011) in his home, surrounded by family.
His life journey brought encouragement and honor to those whom encountered his presence. Honorably discharged from the U. S. Air force, he pledged and devoted his time as a Mason and at the Amvets Post 3 of Delaware.
He will be remembered by brother, James (Marcella); sisters, Lillian and Betty (Russell); his children, Tim, Tracy, Troy, Stevedore “Steve” Jr., Mia, Travis, Lisa and Brittany; and grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by parents, Stevedore and Ester (Fears) Crawford; ex-wife, Patricia (Pierce) Crawford; and brother-in-law, Ceaphus Patterson Sr.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 18, in the chapel of Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service, 720 E. Long St., Columbus, where the family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the start of service.
To sign the online guestbook please visit diehl-whittaker.com/obits.