Frederick R. “Fred” Crawford

April 23, 1931 - November 6, 2022
Frederick R. “Fred” Crawford

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Frederick R. Crawford, 91, of East Liverpool, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2022 at his home in East Liverpool, following a lengthy illness.  

Fred was born in East Liverpool on April 23, 1931, the son of the late Charles R. and Evelyn (Bickerton) Crawford.  He was a 1950 graduate and was a veteran of the Korean War, where he served in Okinawa.  Fred retired from Crucible Steel in 1982.  After his retirement, he owned and operated C.C.W. Machine and Manufacturing Co. until he fully retired in 1996.  Fred was known for his love of cars and his extraordinary ability to restore them.  He could often be found under the hood of his 1964 Corvair Spyder or at local car shows.  Above all else, Fred loved and cherished his family.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are: his children: Rick A. Crawford and Debbie L. Kind, both of East Liverpool; two grandchildren: Heather (John) Jordan, of East Liverpool, and Aaron (Molly) Muscari, of Columbiana; 7 great-grandchildren: Preston, Leighton, Alexis, Madison, Andrew, Hayden, and Todd; and 3 great-great-grandchildren: Emmett, Xavien, and Grayson. He is also survived by his brother, Donald Crawford, of East Liverpool.

Along with his parents, Fred was preceded in death by: his first wife, Marcia, who passed away in February 1996, his second wife, Ruth, who passed in September, 2006; and two brothers: Kenneth and Loren Crawford.

Visitation will be held at Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- Martin Chapel, in Calcutta on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 from 2PM-4PM and 6pm-8pm.  The funeral will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 11AM.  Fred will be laid to rest in Columbiana County Memorial Park where the Tri-State Burial Group will afford full military honors.


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Visiting Hours

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- Martin Chapel - Directions
15872 St Clair Avenue
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2022
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Thursday, November 10, 2022
11:00 AM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists – Martin Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Ave
East Liverpool, OH 43920

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  • November 09, 2022
    MARK GODDARD says:
    Rick & Debbie, hoping you wrap yourselves around warm memories during your time of loss. I have good memories of your Dad. May he Rest In Peace in the bosom of Jesus. Mark Goddard

  • November 08, 2022
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Frederick R. Crawford, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Veteran, Frederick R. Crawford, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †