Howard “Bill” William Crawford, 86, of Crestline passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Signature Healthcare in Galion.
Bill was born in Duffy, West Virginia on December 31, 1933 to the late Leonard and Marcella (Smith) Crawford. He married Irene (Settles) Crawford and she preceded him in death on June 19, 2018.
Bill was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Crestline. He retired from PPG Industries, Inc. in 1995 after 33 ½ years of service. After retirement he did electrical and plumbing work with his close friend Tom Roelle. Bill was a hard worker and would always help others with their projects and enjoyed working outdoors. He was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians. Bill was a family man and loved spending time with his kids and grandkids.
Left to cherish Bill’s memories are his children; Brenda (Jeffery) Smith of Crestline, Roger (Laurie) Crawford, Edgewater, Florida, daughter-in-law; Tammy Crawford, Barberton, seven grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents, Bill was preceded in death by his son; Randy Crawford, his siblings; Dana Crawford, James Crawford and Mildred Gross.
Friends may call from 11:00 AM until the time of service at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 West Main Street, Crestline with Pastor John Waterhouse officiating. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens, Crestline.
In accordance with the Governor’s mandate, masks will now be required to enter the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.
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