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Gary Lee Crawford, Sr.
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Obituary for Gary Lee Crawford, Sr.

Gary Lee Crawford, Sr., 59, of North Charleston, SC passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

He was born on December 13, 1958 in Frostburg, MD, son of the late Dorothy Metts Crawford and the late Marshall Wilson Crawford.

Gary grew up in Montgomery County, MD, where he played high school basketball and enjoyed racing cars while growing up. Gary loved his motorcycles, especially his Harley. He was a Chevy man though-and-through, and enjoyed watching NASCAR. Gary loved his “man cave”, and was a die-hard Baltimore Ravens fan. He was an avid competitor, whether it was darts or pool – he was in it to win it. His family will remember him as a dependable, reliable, quick-witted, hard-working man. He always wanted the best for his wife, children and grandchildren.

Besides his parents, Gary is preceded in death by his brothers, Kenneth Crawford and James Crawford.

He will be missed by his loving wife of 40 years, Brenda Crawford; his sons: Rob Crawford (Marina Storey) of Johns Island, SC; Gary Crawford, Jr. (Celia Baltierra) of Frederick, MD, and Nick Crawford (Megan) of Johns Island, SC; grandchildren: Lily, Abbie, Garrett and Gemma Crawford; his sister, Elva Jean; and his brothers, Marshall and Bill.

The family will receive friends on Monday, June 25, 2018 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home West Ashley.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home West Ashley.

Memorial contributions may be made to Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center, 1061 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403.

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Arrangements entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, West Ashley, 2501 Bees Ferry Road Charleston, South Carolina, 29414, 843-722-8371.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
McAlister-Smith Funeral Home West Ashley

2501 Bees Ferry Road
Charleston, SC 29414

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
McAlister-Smith Funeral Home West Ashley

2501 Bees Ferry Road
Charleston, SC 29414

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Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center

1061 King Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29403

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