Lester A. Crawford Jr., 51

APRIL 29, 1962-JULY 5, 2013

July 07, 2013
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Lester A. Crawford Jr., 51, of Greencastle, Pa., passed away Friday, July 5, 2013, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

He was born April 29, 1962, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., a son of the late Lester A. Crawford Sr. and Patricia (Weimer) Crawford.

On Aug. 29, 1981, in the Everett Grace Brethren Church, he married Ginerva L. (Russell) Crawford.

Along with his wife, he is survived by the following family: three children, Lauren D., married to Randy Disert, Quakertown, Pa., Donald W. Crawford, Greencastle, and Michelle R. Crawford, Greencastle; sisters, Linda, married to Keith Hott, Breezewood, Pa., and Nancy, married to Tim Foor, Front Royal, Va.

Mr. Crawford attended Waynesboro Grace Brethren Church.

He was a graduate of Everett (Pa.) Area High School, Class of 1980, and attended Vale Technical Institute for mechanics.

Lester was employed at Grove Worldwide (Manitowoc Cranes) in the maintenance department for five years and previously was employed for several years at Universal Secure Life as a safety inspector.

He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, hunting and spending time with family and friends.

Friends may call at Akers Funeral Home, 299 Raystown Road, Everett, on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Akers Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Weber officiating.

Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Artemas.

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