Johnny Crawford
Johnny A. Crawford Jr.
  • 85 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 2, 1930
  • Date of passing: Sep 5, 2015
Let the memory of Johnny be with us forever

Mr. Johnny A. Crawford, Jr. of Columbus passed away Saturday at St. Francis Hospital at age of 85. .,

Homegoing Celebration for Mr. Crawford will be held Friday, September 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. James AME Church with interment in E. Porterdale Cemetery. Rev. Carolyn Biggers will officiate.

Visitation will begin Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with a Family Hour from 5 til 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

The cortege will depart from the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. the day of the service. Progressive Funeral Home, Inc. "A Touch of Dignity For Those Who Care."

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Gigi Crawford on 15th February 2016

"Thank you so very much for your kind and lovely tributes.
It is always a lift to the heart and soul when you can feel the heart felt care and love of others.

Much love,

Ed & Glenda Gigi Crawford
and Family"

This tribute was added by Michael Cox on 10th September 2015

"Our condolences go out to the Crawford Family from the Cox Family.  Mr. Crawford will be greatly missed by the Jordan High School staff and the girls basketball team. I remember Mr. Crawford when working school security and  I do not remember Mr. Crawford being late for work or missing a basketball game. Need more men like him. Rest in Peace. Michael E. Cox."

This tribute was added by Margaret Ingersoll on 10th September 2015

"Ed, Gigi, and Crawford Family,

May God grant you peace and comfort.  I remember Mr. Crawford when I taught at Jordan High School.  He was a very kind gentleman.  My thoughts and prayers are with you.  May God bless your family.

Sharing in your sorrow with love,
Rudy and Margaret Ingersoll"

This tribute was added by Angelia Johnson on 9th September 2015

"Edward and Glenda, our hearts share in the loss of your father. As you two both played such a big part  in our celebration of homegoing for our mother. Our prayers are with you. Another angel got his wings. we love you.
Jerry, Joe, Angelia"

This tribute was added by Jennifer Ogletree on 9th September 2015

"Mr. Crawford was very special to the girls of JVHS basketball.  He was always very kind and there for any one of us if we needed anything.  He never missed a practice or a game that I can remember.  He cheered us on in all of our victories and kept us encouraged during our losses.  You will truly be missed and it was an honor to have you as part of our JVHS family! May you forever rest in peace!!

Love always,

Newroth :-)"

This tribute was added by Cynthia Frey on 9th September 2015

"I was a staff member at Jordan some of the years Mr. Crawford coached the girls' basketball there.  He was so gentle and pleasant.  I envy those of you who knew him well.  His was a life well led.  God bless you all as you mourn your loss.  I'll bet you know where to meet him one day, though.  You were blessed to have had him to lose."

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