Robert William Crawford, born on July 19, 1921 in Bloomington, Illinois. His parents were Josephine Schultz and Eugene Crawford.

He retired as the Chief Mechanical Inspector for the B&O Railroad.

He most recently resided at the Missouri Veterans Home- Mexico, and passed away on February 14, 2018.

His wife, Laverne Crawford preceded him in death, as well as four sisters and one brother.

One sister, Pat McFedries is still living in Joliet, IL.

Robert had two daughters, Kathleen K. Crawford, Winston-Salem, NC,

Liane Crawford-Smith, Soulsbyville, CA, one grandson, Lucas R. Smith, Springfield, MO, as well as two great granddaughters, Sophia Smith and Amelia Smith.

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