Donald W. Crawford

Donald W. Crawford, 84, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, born Saturday, June 14, 1924, in Racine, Missouri, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at Columbia Convalescent Center in Columbia, IL.

Mr. Crawford worked as a Mechanical Engineer for 39 1/2 years at Union Electric, a member of Winstanley Baptist Church in Fairview Heights, IL and a WWII Navy veteran.

Preceded in death by by his Parents - Carl W. & Esther M. nee Cox Crawford
Sisters - Eurma Roberts
Leah Buzzard

Survived by his wife, Opal R. nee Campbell Crawford of Fairview Heights, IL,
Sons - Don C. Crawford of Fairview Heights, IL,
Paul A. (Carol) Crawford of Houston, TX,
Daughter - CindyA.(John) Franke of Columbia, IL,
Grandchildren - Ross (Katie) Franke,
Laura (Patrick) Peterson,
Sarah Crawford,
Elizabeth Crawford,
Nieces & Nephews.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Winstanley Baptist Church.

Visitation: Friends may call 5-8 P.M., Friday, July 25 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Saturday, July 26, 2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Steve Phillips, Rev. Wendell Garrison and Rev. Jim Houpt officiating. Private Graveside service at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL