Lawrence “Larry” Caldwell Crawford, Jr.

Augusta, GA – Lawrence Caldwell Crawford, Jr., 83, husband of Gayle Cheney Crawford, entered into rest on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

Funeral services will be held at 3pm on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Trinity on the Hill UMC with Reverend Roy McVeigh and Reverend Sonny Mason officiating.

Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Crawford was born in Augusta, GA, to Velma Weeks Crawford and Lawrence Crawford, Sr.

Larry was a member of Trinity on the Hill UMC and the Open Door Sunday School Class. He was a former member of Mann United Methodist Church. He was employed for 17 years with Continental Can Company and had been owner/President of Empire Casket Company since 1978.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Debra Eastmead (Don), Steadman Crawford (Kathy), Carrie Crawford-Swenson (Shel), Patrick Crawford (Mary Hull), and Katie Campbell (Adam); grandchildren, Christina Meadows, Donnie Chavis (Heather), Ashley Johnson (Scott), Kelly Crawford, Hanna Fowler (Brandon), Moxley Campbell, Sellers Campbell, Saoirse Crawford-Swenson, and Olivia Crawford-Swenson; and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Maddox, Everett Hadden, Mike Griesel, Scott Griesel, Darren Smith, Thad Williams, Dusty Rhodes and Donald Rhodes.

The family will receive friends from 2pm until time of service in the Gathering Area at Trinity on the Hill UMC.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity on the Hill Music Ministry, 1330 Monte Sano Ave., Augusta, GA 30904.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

3 responses to “Lawrence “Larry” Caldwell Crawford, Jr.”

  1. Gail, we send our sincere sympathy to you and all your family.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Margaret and Bill Jones

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