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J.D. Crawford

May 20, 1939 ~ November 27, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

J.D. Crawford Obituary


 John D. Crawford of Baker passed away at the age of 84 on November 27, 2023.  He was a life-long resident of Crestview.  He was preceded in death by his parents, John Henry & Bessie Crawford; Brothers, Lonnie Ray Crawford, Herbert L. Crawford, James E. Crawford and Gerald H. Crawford; Sisters, Edna Mae Mason, Betty J. Barnhill and Glenda Newman.

 J.D. leaves behind a legacy of family, his beloved wife of 56 years, Faye Crawford; sons and daughters in law, Kenneth & Carol and Kevin & Catheryn; grandchildren, Ashlyn & Chris Tinklepaugh, Apryl Dorsey, Jesse & Bridget Crawford, Dillon Crawford, Joseph Crawford, Bailey & Travis Burton, Gracie & Brett Aldridge and Carson Crawford; Great grandchildren, Kate Dorsey, Levi Tinklepaugh, Ramona Aldridge, Harlow Burton, John Dillon Crawford and Trace Everett Crawford along with numerous extended family and friends.

J.D. loved God and his country. He was a Veteran who proudly served in both the Navy & Army. He made a career as an Emergency Medical Technician. J.D. was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting & fishing with his family.  Everyone knew J.D. as being quiet and reserved; that is until you got him reeved up!  There was never a doubt that he loved his family beyond measure. J.D. considered it an honor when his last great grandchild was born and nicknamed J.D. His love went beyond his immediate family to his cousin Rhett whom he considered a brother and loved dearly.   J.D. will be forever loved and missed.

Visitation from 9 am to 10 am will be held Friday, December 1, 2023 at New Beginnings Church. Services will be officiated by Bro Jason Stokes at 10 am with interment to follow at New Bethany Cemetery.

Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home is honored to serve the Crawford Family and asks that you keep them in your prayers.

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December 1, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
New Beginnnings Church (Crestview)

Funeral Service
December 1, 2023

10:00 AM
New Beginnnings Church (Crestview)


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