Arthur McKinley Crawford
Arthur McKinley Crawford
  • December 31, 1928 - April 9, 2017
  • Huntsville, Alabama

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Arthur McKinley Crawford, 88, of Huntsville passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017. He is preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Lawanda Crawford; parents, Rev. Roy and Leta Crawford; sisters, Guyla Page, Lena Dean, Lola Hawkins; brothers, Edward Crawford, Dick Crawford, Arnett Crawford.

He is survived by his loving wife, Fran Hamilton Crawford; two sons, Gary Crawford (Cheri), Robert Crawford (Kim) and stepson, James Andrew Owens; two daughters, Patricia Crawford Colwell, Janet Crawford Faustmann (John); one sister, Anna Crawford Johnson; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Crawford graduated from Marlington High School in Marlington, WV in 1948. He was a member of Holmes Street United Methodist Church since 1969. Mr. Crawford served 4 years in the United States Air Force as a Radio Communications Instructor and was employed by Civil service for 35 years. He retired in 1987 then continued working for local government contractors until 2000.

You may visit with the family at Valhalla Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 11 from 5 to 7pm. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 12 at 11:00am. Interment will follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Holmes Street United Methodist Church – Building Fund. Please sign his guest registry at