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Larry Hardin Crawford

December 27, 1950 — November 26, 2023

Larry Hardin Crawford, age 72, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2023, at Amorem Hospice House in Caldwell County. He was born to the late Ronder and Mildred Cook Crawford on Wednesday, December 27, 1950, in Avery County, NC. During his working career, Larry worked as a diesel truck mechanic, and worked at Clark Tire, and Waldensian Bakeries. Mr. Crawford was a ordained deacon for 50 years, a member of Oxford Memorial Baptist Church where he served as the choir leader for 36 years, Sunday school teacher, and deacon for many years. Larry enjoyed the outdoors and gardening. He loved spending time with his grandkids and family.

Those left to cherish the memories of Larry include his wife of 51 years, Jane Smith Crawford; children, Ashley Crawford (Lisa), Kristi McDaris (Shawn), Natalie Borders (Jason); sister, Shirley Lail; brother, Lester Crawford (Paula); grandchildren, Alissa Wooten (Justin), Emma McDaris, Kaylee Borders, Justin McDaris, Landon and Lincoln Borders; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at Oxford Memorial Baptist Church from 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm. The funeral service will be Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at Oxford Memorial Baptist Church at 3:30 pm. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Neal Walker, Dr. Tom Walker, and Rev. Brent Dula will officiate. Billy Anderson, Johnny Hollar, David Anderson, Justin McDaris, Justin Wooten, Landon Borders, and Lincoln Borders will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideons International, PO Box 517, Taylorsville, NC 28681 or Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St. NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com

 

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