• Robert Lee Crawford
    Robert Lee Crawford

Robert Lee Crawford

HIAWASSEE, GEORGIA - Robert Lee Crawford, 89, of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Born in Jackson County, he was the son of the late William Grady Crawford and Eddis Crisp Crawford. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Bill Crawford, Jim Crawford and Tommy Crawford. 

Robert was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving during the Korean War. He retired from Lockhead Martin Corporation as a department manager. Robert was a former board member of Towns County, Georgia, former member of the Lions Club, member of his local homeowners’ association and a member of VFW Post 7807 in Hiawassee. He attended First Baptist Church in Franklin.

He is survived by his wife, Mertis Angel Crawford; brother, Ray Crawford of Edmond, Oklahoma; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held Sunday, May 5, in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. The Rev. Steve Cothren officiated. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.

The Franklin Press

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