HUBBARD Funeral services will be held Tuesday at noon at the Chestnut Ridge Church of God with Pastor Rob McFarland officiating for William B. Smiley Crawford Jr., 44, who died Nov. 15, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
He was born Sept. 14, 1968, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of William B. and Joyce P. Terry Crawford Sr., and had lived in Hubbard for 33 years, coming from Pennsylvania.
Smiley worked for Shawns Truck and Trailer in Youngstown and had previously worked for Kelley Tree Service for 13 years. He was a 1987 graduate of Hubbard High School, having been a wrestler and played soccer. He was a member of the Chestnut Ridge Church of God, having worked in the sound booth at the church. He enjoyed playing pool and was on several pool leagues and was an avid Buffalo Bills football fan.
He leaves his parents, William and Joyce of Hubbard; a son, Billy Crawford III of Pittsburgh; four daughters, Amber (Lenny) Shafer of Masury, Bridgett Crawford Britten of Struthers, Nina Crawford Britten of Struthers and Alauna Crawford of Sharon, Pa.; two brothers, Mike Crawford of Masury and Chris (Keri) Crawford of Knoxville, Tenn.; two sisters, Tammie Crawford of Youngstown and Cindy Crawford of Greenville, Pa.; and four grandchildren. He also leaves numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and a granddaughter.
Family and friends may call on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. and also on Tuesday, one hour prior to the services from 11 a.m. to noon at the Chestnut Ridge Church of God.
The family requests that donations be made to the William Crawford Memorial Fund at any branch of 717 Credit Union to help defray funeral expenses.
Arrangements by the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home.
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