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Richard Charles Crawford

July 9, 1951 - January 28, 2018

Richard Charles Crawford, 66, passed away on January 28, 2018. Richard was born in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Floyd and Catherine Crawford on July 9, 1951.

Richard moved to Illinois at a young age with his family. Growing up Richard taught the guitar among many other things. While on a blind date in 1972, Richard met the love of his life, Mary. After dating for a couple of years, the two would marry and start their life together in 1974.

After serving his country honorably in the US Navy, Richard ended up in Norfolk where he and Mary planted roots. Richard worked for Georgia Pacific and then Farm Fresh Inc before retiring in 2005, where he and Mary would enjoy their life of retirement. They enjoyed taking day trips to the zoo, Fort Story and the oceanfront. Richard also enjoyed good food, taking lots of pictures and playing games on the computer.

The family has chosen to keep services private.

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