Thomas Crawford was born December 3, 1939, to Elzy and Clara Crawford, in Fort Towson, OK. He had lived in this area all his life and was a long time member of the Shoals Baptist church. Thomas E. Crawford, loved and respected father, grandfather, and big brother, went to spend eternity with his Lord and savior Jesus Christ on the evening of January 25, 2020. Thomas served 32 years with the Brotherhood of Teamsters, local 745. He also served his country in the military. Thomas loved his community and served on the water conservation board for many years. He loved fishing, hunting, his cows, but mostly his family. His dream was to have a place where his family could gather and spend time with each other. He accomplished his dream and we, his family appreciate his hard work and his love for life. Oh how he will be missed, but remembered in every aspect of our lives. Thomas was preceded in death by; his parents; Elzy And Clara; son, Thomas Crawford “Skeeter”
Thomas is survived by two daughters, Kathy Ballard and husband, Jimmy of Paris, TX, and Theresa Estep and husband, Steve of Hugo, OK; one son, Dean Crawford and significant other, Kelli of Hugo, OK; two brothers, Harold Dean Crawford and wife, Sandra of Carrollton, TX and Eddie Crawford and wife Trinda of Bullard, TX; Four sisters; Melba Self and husband John of Pottsboro TX; Betty Wilson and husband, Doug of Princeton, TX, Barbara Bobo and husband Keith of Hot Springs, AR; and Wendie Kindle and husband Dan of Pawnee, OK; seven grandchildren, Chris Crawford,Steven Estep, Casey Estep, Taylor Kashurba, Amanda Williams, Skeeter Williams and Nikki Beshirs; Sixteen great-grandchildren, and a host of nephews, nieces, and friends.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
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