Graveside services for Jerry Crawford, 55, were held October 22 at the Dewey Memorial Cemetery in Pound, Va. Funeral services were held October 21 in Pound.
A son of the late William “Bill” and Evelyn Hubbard Crawford, he died October 19 at his home after a long illness.
He was a brother of the late Arthur Lee “Peanut” Crawford.
Formerly employed at Little Henry Paving and Excavating, he held a brown belt in Shaolin karate.
Surviving are two sons, Jerry Dean Crawford and fiancée Sarah Brauweiler of Lenoir City, Tenn., and James Cody Crawford of Wise, Va.; a granddaughter, Lilian Jayde Crawford; three sisters, Martha Robinson and husband Rodney of Jenkins, Ada Caudill and husband Kevin of Pound, Va., and Gina Strait and husband Ryan of Lincoln, Neb.; and four brothers, William R. Crawford and wife Billie of Pound, Va., John Crawford and wife Libby of Johnson City, Tenn., Charlie Crawford and wife Tracy of Prince George, Va., and James Crawford and wife Cindy of Abilene, Tex.