Crawford, Carrol Eugene

Crawford, Carrol Eugene

h/Dorothy Jean(Pickett) Payne   dh/Jean(Mathes)

Burial Date:  2016, 01/07     Age:82       Lot:  928 D  Cremains

US Navy  Korean War

NICKERSON – Carrol E. Crawford, 82, died Jan. 3, 2016, at Sterling Presbyterian Manor, Sterling. He was born April 29, 1933, in Cameron, Okla., the son of Rolla and Zora (Wilkes) Crawford. A resident of Nickerson since 1982, moving from Sterling, he retired from Carey Salt as a supervisor after 38 years. He also worked for the United States Postal Service for 13 years, as a rural mail carrier in Sterling.

He was a member of Sterling Country Club, Sterling. He served in the United States Navy from 1950 to 1954.

On Feb. 4, 1993, he married Dorothy Pickett in Sterling. She survives. Other survivors include: daughter, Barbara Scheuler and husband, Tony, Hutchinson; son, Curtis and wife, Roberta, Wichita; stepson, Kenneth Payne and wife, Deborah, Sterling; stepdaughter, Donna Henry of Texas; brother, John and wife, Sandy, Chase; two grandchildren, Megan and Jamie Crawford; five step-grandchildren, Brandy, Shauna, and Kendrah Payne, and Joshua and Jacob Morrison; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Richard, Bill, Rolla Jr. and Jim; and two sisters, Graceva and Wanda Trembly.

Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling, with Pastor Michael Gray presiding. Burial will be in Sterling Community Cemetery, with military honors by the Navy Honor Guard. Memorials to the Sterling Country Club, in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling

Carrol E. Crawford