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Raymond Louis Crawford, 79, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was a United States Army veteran and a member of the VFW Post 1693 Hobart Beach. Raymond retired from the Naval Ordinance in 1992 and went on to also retire from Major League Electronics in 2016.
He was born on April 28, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky. Raymond was preceded in death by his mother, Mary (Cheeke) Crawford, and sister, Anne Stucky.
Raymond is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Wilma (Lynch) Crawford; daughter, Connie Markland (Greg); sons, Donnie Crawford, Ronnie Crawford (Christy); brother, James Crawford; grandchildren, Brittany Becht (Aaron), Kelsey and Kristan Markland, Christopher, Gabriel, and Destiny Crawford; great-grandchildren, Aiden and Riley.
Visitation will be from 12 noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany). His funeral service will take place at 11a.m. on Monday at the funeral home with burial and military honors to follow at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery in New Albany.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.
Published on March 29, 2017
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