February 6, 1930 - August 20, 2020
Willow Lindsey Crawford, Jr., 90, of Folsom, LA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and family on Thursday, August 20, 2020. He was born on February 6, 1930 in Bush, LA and raised by the late Willow Lindsey Crawford, Sr. and Olive Ophelia Sharp Crawford on the land that housed the family sawmill, lovingly known as “Hill’s Switch”. Lindsey was married to the love of his life, Peggy Marie Jones Crawford, for over 65 years. He was the loving father of Peggy C. Fitzsimons, Cheryl C. Thomson (John), Lisa C. Valley (Stephen), Lindsey Dwayne Crawford (David G. Rodriguez), Annette C. Poncet, and Warren A. Crawford (Stephanie). Lindsey was the proud grandfather of 11 grandchildren: Jason Fitzsimons, Jessica Fitzsimons Weaver, Jennifer Fitzsimons, Britton Thomson Cook, Laine Thomson Pacella, Drew Crawford, Darcey Crawford Pierre, Madison Crawford, Mackenzie Crawford, Lauren Poncet, and Ashley Poncet and 8 great-grandchildren: Madison, Mallory, Morgan, and Mary Kate Fitzsimons, Channon Fitzsimons, Schroeder and Loxley Cook, and Matthew Pacella. He was the brother of Margaret C. Harper (the late John), Flora C. Quinney (the late Lamar), Richard L. Crawford (Melinda), J.W. Crawford, and half-brother of the late Troy Crawford. Lindsey is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Lindsey was a Merchant Marine and U.S. Army Veteran. He was a long-time local and cross-country truck driver. Lindsey was an avid deer hunter and looked forward to spending time in the woods with his hunting dogs. He also enjoyed being outdoors raising camellias and fruit trees, cooking with his wife, baking pies, and canning jellies. He was a devoted and loving family man and will be dearly missed. The Crawford Family offers heartfelt thanks to St. Tammany Parish Hospice for their loving care and support. Relatives and friends are invited to the Funeral Mass officiated by Fr. Charles Benoit at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 20370 Smith Rd., Covington, LA 70435 on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM with visitation from 10:00 AM until Mass time. Interment will follow the service at Lindsey Warren Crawford Family Cemetery, Hickory, LA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Mr. Crawford to the Northshore Food Bank, www.northshorefoodbank.org. Please Share a Memory on the Tribute Wall at www.ejfieldingfh.com.
Willow Lindsey Crawford, Jr., 90, of Folsom, LA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and family on Thursday, August 20, 2020. He was born on February 6, 1930 in Bush, LA and raised by the late Willow Lindsey Crawford, Sr. and Olive... View Obituary & Service Information
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