WAYNESVILLE — Lucas Anthony Crawford, 34, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Memorial Mission Hospital.
A native of Haywood County, he was the son of Stephen Lee and Phyllis Noland Crawford. At the time of his death he lived in Asheville and was a student at AB Technical College. Lucas had a love of life and a bright smile that will be missed by everyone who ever knew him. He enjoyed woodworking, playing guitar, fly fishing, horseback riding and spending time in the outdoors. Lucas was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Iron Duff. Lucas was preceded in death by an infant son, Jaxson Lee Crawford; maternal grandfather, Robert T. Noland; paternal grandparents, Frances and Rack Crawford; and his aunt Shirley Mull.
Lucas is survived by his loving and dedicated parents, Phyllis and Steve Crawford; brother, Nick Crawford; son, Braxton Crawford; daughter Trinity Crawford, all of Waynesville; special cousins, Steven Mull and Cheyenne Wright; and other uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Antioch Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Todd West officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Monday at Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for Trinity and Braxton’s college education, c/o Champion Credit Union, 311 Walnut Street, Waynesville, NC 28786.
Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements. An on-line memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at “www.wellsfuneralhome.com”.