8 years ago

Wayne Crawford, 82, of Amarillo died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.

Graveside services were held Friday, Nov. 9, in Panhandle Cemetery in Panhandle with Charlie Cox officiating. Arrangements were by Cox Funeral Home of Amarillo.

Wayne was born Jan. 4, 1930, in Long Beach, Calif., to Thomas Elbert and Carrie Estelle Crawford. He lived in Amarillo off and on for many years and was in the construction industry for many years. He served his country as a Seabee in the Navy. He married Leonny Abcede in 2006 at ZaValla.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Tommy and John Crawford; and a grandson, Daniel Kirk.

Survivors include his wife, Leonny Crawford; two daughters, Johnnie Nottingham and Beth Kirk and husband Ron; two sons, Wayne Crawford Jr. and Dave Crawford, both of Houston; a brother, Porter Crawford of Amarillo; a sister, Pat Strickland and husband Gary of Amarillo; seven grandchildren, Jeff, Becky, Chloe, Rainna, Ashley, Holli and Dave Jr.; and two great-grandchildren, Cameron and Kira.

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