The following obituaries were received on Wednesday.
Donald Ralph Crawford – Bedford
Donald Ralph Crawford of Bedford passed away on Tuesday, January 11th at Johnson Christian Village at the age of 81. Born in 1929 in Lawrence County to Orin and Mary Crawford, he had been married to Hazel Fite since 1952, had worked at Westinghouse for over 29 years, was a member of the Fairview Community Church and was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in Korea. He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Sula Eads; two sons, Timothy Crawford and Evan Crawford; one brother, Wayne Crawford; one sister, Katherine Homer; as well as several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, Curt Crawford. Funeral services will be held at 10:30AM on Friday, January 14th at Fairview Community Church with burial to follow in Fairview Community Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00PM until 8:00PM on Thursday, January 13th at Ferguson – Lee Funeral Home.