ROY LEWIS CRAWFORD
Roy Lewis Crawford 83, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2012. He was a native of Gastonia, NC and had been a Peninsula resident since 1963. Mr. Crawford retired as a CW4 from the U.S. Army at Fort Eustis after 32 years of service. He served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars and was the recipient of numerous decorations including the Bronze Star with One Oak Leaf Cluster. He was a member of North Riverside Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Lassie M. Crawford; one son, Michael L. Crawford and his wife, Emma, of Gloucester; one brother, Robert Crawford of Taylors, SC; three grandchildren, Rachel Akers and her husband Barry of Gloucester Point, Katherine Taylor and her husband, Matt, of Yorktown, and Matthew Crawford and his wife, Leah, of Gloucester Point; and one great-grandson, Brandon Akers.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 PM Friday, July 6, 2012 at W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, July 7, 2012 in the chapel of W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank York Convalescent for their special care and attention to Mr. Crawford.
Memorial donations may be made to North Riverside Baptist Church, Building Fund, 311 Selden Road, Newport News, VA 23606.
Please leave condolences at www.wjsmithandsonfh.com.
Arrangements by W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home.