Rutherfordton — Darold Crawford, 75, formerly of Waynesville, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at Rutherford Regional Medical Center.
Darold was born March 8, 1938 in Jackson County to the late Walter B. Crawford and Mamie Coats Crawford. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked in textiles most of his life. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his first wife, Brenda Lenora Crawford and his second wife, Sally Ann Crawford; sister, Carolyn Shuler and two brothers, Billy Wayne Crawford and James Crawford.
Survivors include two daughters, Gwelda Crawford and Renee Crawford; three sons, Ricky Crawford, David Crawford and Darold Crawford and wife, Angela; three brothers, Harold Crawford, Bobby Crawford and wife, Ann and Junior Crawford and wife, Stella; three sisters, Evadene Merritt, Linda Gail Morgan and Lucille Edwards and husband, Jr. He is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Fellowship Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth Rhineheart officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to service time at the church.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Darold Crawford Memorial Fund, % Harold Crawford, 473 Waynesville NC 28786.
An online guest registry is available at www.harrelsonfuneralhome.com