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Obituaries

June 10, 2014

Harold W. Crawley

DANVILLE — Harold W. Crawley, 84, of Danville, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014, at North Logan Health Care in Danville.

He was born on July 7, 1929, in Danville, the son of Louis and Susie (Jeffers) Crawley. They both preceded him in death.

He married Joyce Moran on June 18, 1950, and she preceded him in death.

He will be deeply missed by six children, Harold E. (Debbie) Crawley, David Crawley, both of Danville, Marvin (Ramona) Crawley of Oakwood, John (Tamara) Crawley of Champaign, Barb Cline and Carrie (Kenny) Bartlow, both of Oakwood. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Harold was preceded in death by his wife, parents, one granddaughter, one grandson and two great-granddaughters, Brooklyn and Lainey.

He worked at Western Brick, Wareco Gas, Meis Brothers and Laughoff Grain, where he retired in 1994 after 28 years. He loved talking on his CB, where he was known as “Red Feather.” He loved working out in the yard and sitting on the porch, where he could visit with family and friends.

He loved going to the Oakwood truck stop where his daughter worked and visiting with all the waitresses and close friends. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

A celebration of Harold’s life will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 12, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, with Pastor Patti Wise officiating. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Memorials can be made in his name to the American Cancer Society. Please join Harold’s family in sharing photos, videos and memories of him through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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