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Murray Alexander Crawford

January 12, 1943 ~ August 9, 2017 (age 74)

Murray Alexander Crawford, 74, of Columbus, GA passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 09, 2017 at his residence while surrounded by his family.  Visitation will be held at Vance-Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. EST.

Mr. Crawford was born January 12, 1943 in Columbus, GA to the late Henry A. Crawford and L. Virginia Crawford.  He graduated from Baker High School in 1961.  Mr. Crawford was President of Crawford Enterprises, Inc.  He was an avid Atlanta Falcons Fan and loved taking his family to Panama City Beach, FL every year. 

Mr. Crawford was married to Linda Sparks Crawford.  They were married fifty-four years.  Linda meant the world to Murray and they rarely spent a day apart.  His unconditional love will still be felt in the hearts of the family. 

Mr. Crawford is survived by his loving spouse, Linda Sparks Crawford; two daughters:  Candi Lea Crawford of Columbus, GA and Tracy Crawford Hurlbut (Dan) of Fort Bragg, NC; four grandchildren:  MacCauley Alexander Crawford, Hannah Scout Hurlbut, Wyatt Parker Hurlbut and Jack Henry Hurlbut; and a sister, Rebecca Crawford Paul Fortson (Donnie) of Fortson, GA, a nephew, Jason Paul of Fortson, GA; and two nieces, Amy Paul Shiver of Columbus, GA and Ashley Paul McEachin (Mark) of Fortson, GA. 

Other than his parents, Mr. Crawford is preceded in death by his son, Phillip Bradford Crawford.

Flowers will be accepted or those choosing may make contributions to Chloe Shiver Cancer Travel fund with CB&T Bank.  The family wishes to thank Columbus Hospice and a special thank you to Janice with Columbus Hospice.              

Those so desiring to extend condolences may visit www.vancebrooksfuneralhome.net.

 Service Information

August 12, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Vance-Brooks Funeral Home Chapel
4048 Macon Road
Columbus, GA 31907

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