William Blaine Crawford
William Blaine Crawford, 96, of Bloomingdale, OH, passed away December 1, 2012 at his home.
Born April 18, 1916, in Ross Ridge, Jefferson County, he was a son of the late Edward T. and Estella (Lloyd) Crawford.
Blaine was a member of East Springfield United Methodist Church of the Cross, Jefferson County Farm Bureau, Jefferson County Cattleman's Association, and East Springfield Senior Citizens.
He was a self employed farmer and a school bus driver for Edison Local School District.
Blaine is survived by his two sons, Edward (Colleen) of Findlay, and Todd Crawford of Bloomingdale; four daughters, Wilma Crawford and Elaine (David) Chuich, both of Bloomingdale, Karen (Terry) Peters of Orlando, FL, and Lois Ann Crawford of Bloomingdale; and six grandchildren, Todd (Christie) Crawford II, Corey Crawford, Michael and Eric Peters, Heather (Brian) Flaherty, and Adam Crawford; and one great granddaughter, Ellie Flaherty.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha (Sutton) Crawford, who passed away Nov. 27, 2002.
Friends will be received Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 110 W. Main St., Richmond, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Tom Snodgrass officiating. Private burial will be held at Mt. Tabor, Toronto.
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