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327 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-263-8896
Fax: 304-263-9248
Richard Crawford

Richard Crawford

Tuesday, August 15th, 1944 Friday, March 13th, 2020

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Obituary for Richard Joseph Crawford

Richard Joseph Crawford, 75, of Front Royal, VA, passed away Friday, March 13, 2020 at Winchester Medical Center.

Born August 15, 1944 in Martinsburg, WV, he is the son of Betty “Locke” Crawford and the late Joseph Thurman Crawford.

Richard retired from the US Navy. He was also a member of Triluminar Lodge #117 A.F & A.M, Osiris Shrine Temple, 32 degree member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Martinsburg, BPOE Elks Lodge member #2382, Front Royal, VA, and The Izaak Walton League of America, Warren County Chapter.

He is survived by two sons, Derrick and Richard Crawford; three grandchildren, Joseph, Jaden and Jared; and three brothers, William, Garland and Russell Crawford.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Roger Allen, Daniel and David Crawford; and one sister, Patricia Moore.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel with Pastor Chuck Donivan officiating. Interment with Military Graveside Honors at Middleway Masonic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army of your choice.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 19th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    South Berkeley Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    INWOOD, WV
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    Thursday, March 19th, 2020
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, March 20th, 2020 | 11:00am
    South Berkeley Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    INWOOD, WV
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, March 20th, 2020
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Pastor Chuck Donivan
  • Interment

    Middleway Masonic Cemetery
    105 East St.
    Kearneysville, WV
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    Military Graveside Honors

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Jackie Thomas

Rich Crawford will be missed by so many. Truly a life well lived. Loved our chats. He was a wealth of info in most all topics. Rich, a man his family and community could rely on. Our last chat we talked of his diagnosis and treatment. He just wanted to keep his promise to fish with his youngest grandson.
RIP Rich Crawford, your work here is done. I salute you.
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Cheryl J Skinner, Tri-State Military Museum

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Richard Joseph Crawford, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, Richard Joseph Crawford, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †
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Analisa Lopez & Eva Garcia

Dearest Derrick, With heartfelt condolences, we wish you peace, comfort and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Praying for all of you.
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Neda Duncan

So very sorry for your loss. We admired Rich a great deal and found him to be a good friend.
Emmett and Neda Duncan, BPOE 2382
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