A Graveside Service for Jack F. Crawford 80, of Appleton City, Missouri will be held on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at the Appleton City Cemetery. Friends may call the Hill & Son Funeral Home prior to service time or leave condolences online.
Officiating at the service will be Chaplain Herb Bishop. In lieu of flowers any Memorial donations are requested to be for a Family Love Fund and may be left at the funeral home.
Jack Franklin Crawford, 80, of rural Appleton City, Missouri passed
away July 22, 2015 at Appleton City Manor Nursing Home. Jack was born
August 10, 1934 in Peculiar, Missouri the son of William Franklin and
Eva G. (Rippee) Crawford.
The family lived in the Kansas City
area where Jack spent several years of his youth. They moved to Roscoe
and then to Warsaw, Missouri where Jack graduated from Warsaw High
School in 1953.
Following graduation, Jack moved to Wichita, Kansas
where he lived and was employed by Boeing for about 10 years. He moved
to Harrisonville, Missouri where he was employed by Michael Baker
International traveling around the U.S. as a field engineer. During that
time he did some consulting for AT&T in Mississippi. Jack was
united in marriage to Sharon Kaye Flatt August 28, 1971 at the First
Baptist Church in Harrisonville. They remained in Harrisonville until
Jack’s retirement in 1993 when they moved to a home in rural Appleton
City to enjoy the country life.
Jack enjoyed hunting rabbits,
squirrels and deer in his younger days and also liked fishing at Truman
Lake. He enjoyed using his computer especially keeping in touch with
family and friends
Preceding Jack in death were his parents and
all of his brothers and sisters. Survivors include his wife, Sharon, of
the home; his children, Jack Franklin Crawford, Jr. (Gail) of Marshall,
Missouri, Linda “Shelly” Crawford of Davenport, Florida, Nijuana Jones
(Todd) of Florida, Tiffany Barnett (Robert) of Cameron, Missouri; a
step-daughter, Danielle Kroska (Tony) of Lathrop, Missouri; and Maxie,