COLUMBIANA - Norman E. Crawford, 89, of Alisha Lane, formerly of Middle Beaver Road, Lisbon, died at 6:11 p.m. Saturday at Salem Community Hospital following a two week illness.
Mr. Crawford was born Sept. 4, 1923 in Elkton, a son of the late Harry B. and Lydia M. (Dicken) Crawford, and had lived his entire life in the area.
He worked as a truck driver for Food Haul, retiring in 1981. He also owned and operated Crawford's Repair Shop, servicing and selling lawn mowers and chainsaws in Elkton for 25 years.
He was a member of the Elkton United Methodist Church.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy (Foy) Crawford, whom he married June 21, 1948; daughters, Barbara J. Stover of Lisbon and Pamela (Sam) Gorby of Negley; son, Raymond E. (Deborah) Crawford of Oxford, Ala.; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Funeral services with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with Pastor Kathy Barton of the Elkton United Methodist Church officiating. Private burial will follow at the Kemble Cemetery in Elkton.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family also suggests memorial contributions to the Elkton United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 43, Elkton, Ohio 44415
Friends may view Norman's memorial webpage and send condolences online at www.eells-leggett-stauffer.com.