Patrick L. "Uncle Pat" Crawford

Patrick L. "Uncle Pat" Crawford, 79, of Belleville, IL, born Friday, May 15, 1931, in Alton, Illinois, died Sunday, April 17, 2011 at St. Pauls Home in Belleville.

Mr. Crawford worked as a Machinist for Laclede Steel Company in St. Louis, MO. He was a member of the Korean War Veterans Association and a U.S. Army Korean War veteran.


He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Raymond and Vivian D. Crawford
  • Sister: Nina
  • Uncle: Benjiman "Bud" Hulsizer
  • Aunt: Ida Hulsizer
  • Cousins
    • Joan Tarr
    • Robert Tarr
    • Dixie Reed Luther
    • James Reed
    • Gene Luther

Surviving are his:

  • Daughters
    • Chrissy
    • Tracy 
    • Connie
  • Step Brother: John (Vicki) Gregowicz, IL
  • Cousins
    • Deanna (Bob Markus) Kelly
    • Gary Price
    • Randy (VIcki) Grater
    • Robert Tarr III
    • Daniel (Barb) Reed
    • Kenneth (Jerri) Reed
    • Phyllis (Mike Fiegel) Scobbie
  • Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren
  • Many Loving Family & Friends

The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Wade and his staff, Dr. Jamous and his staff, Visiting Angels, St. Pauls Home staff, Hospice of Southern Illinois and especially Pam Mauser, RN for their compassion and assitance during his illness.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Visiting Angels, Korean War Veteran Association or Hospice of Southern Illinois. 

Visitation: Friends may call from 11am - 1:15 pm, Thursday, April 21, 2011 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1:15 Thursday, April 21, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.

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