Obituary for Marshal D. Crawford


Marshal D. Crawford

Marshal Dean Crawford, 58 of Pierceton, Indiana passed away at 2:50 pm Monday, January 19, 2015 in his residence.

On April 14, 1956, he was born in Mishawaka, Indiana to Murry Elmer Austin and Anita Elaine (Flory) Crawford. He was united in marriage to Patricia Jacobs in Constantine, Michigan on May 2, 1975, who survives.

Marshal worked for Hand Industries, Warsaw; O.E.C., Warsaw and Zimmer Inc., Warsaw as a polisher. He owned Crawford Construction for several years before becoming a truck driver for Warner and Tom Farms, Leesburg. He attended Warsaw Community Church and enjoyed shooting bow and arrow at Albertson’s Gun Shop, Warsaw. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of thirty nine years, Patricia Crawford, Pierceton; four children, Jessica Stromatt, Pierceton, Adam (and spouse Christel) Crawford, Knoxville, Tennessee, Joshua (and spouse Jessica) Crawford, South Whitley and Marlene Crawford, Fort Wayne; his father, Murry E. Crawford, Niles, Michigan; five grandchildren, Austin, Tori, Caleb, Sophia and Olivia and one sister in Oklahoma. He was preceded in death by his mother, a brother, Richard Crawford and a foster child, Robert Pankop.

A memorial service will be at 6:00 pm Friday, January 23, 2015 in Warsaw Community Church with Pastor Jeff Pfeifer officiating.

Visitation hours will be from 4:00 – 6:00 pm Friday, January 23, 2015 at the church.

McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton was entrusted with the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Marshal Crawford Funeral Fund, C/o Patricia Crawford.



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