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Wilbur “Bill” Crawford

Apr 11, 2018
Wilbur “Bill” Crawford -- 1936-2018

Wilbur “Bill” Crawford, age 81, of rural Keota, died Tuesday at his home.

Bill was born September 4, 1936, in rural Keota, to Omer and Violet (Bond) Crawford. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. On April 8, 1972, he married Caroline Greiner in Richland. Bill was an agent for Banker’s Life & Casualty from 1985 until 2006, then was an independent sales agent.

Survivors include his wife: Caroline; children: Carol (Howie) Akins of Knoxville, Tennessee, Patrick (Kim) Crawford of Keota and Christine (Milton) Wilson of Moravia; four grandchildren; five step grandchildren; brother: Michael Crawford of Dallas, Texas and sister: Peggy Ackland of Albert Lee, Minnesota. He was preceded by his parents; in-laws: Bernard and Adella Greiner; grandson: Dawson Crawford; sister: Betty Seitman and brothers: Patrick and Duane.


Memorial service 10:00 am Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota, with Rev. Jake Greiner officiating. Burial at Holy Trinity Cemeteries - St. Mary Cemetery in Keota, with military rites by Keota V.F.W. Post #4716. Visitation from 4 - 7 pm Friday at the funeral home.


Memorials to Hospice of Washington County. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is handling the arrangements. www.powellfuneralhomes.com.


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