Harold D. Crawford of Granger, IN passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at the age of 93. After several weeks of declining health, Harold died peacefully with his family by his side.
Harold was born in South Bend, IN on August 30, 1927, to the late Jacob Dale and Pearl (Amick) Crawford. He was the oldest son of 9 children. In his youth, Harold proudly served his country during WWII while enlisted in the U.S. Navy. During his tour of duty, he was stationed in the Philippines as a member of the Seabees. Upon his return, he worked at many factories but made his career with AM General for over 21 years until his retirement.
On July 30, 1951, he married the love of his life, the former Alice Morgan who preceded him in death. Also proceeding him in death are his siblings Mary Jane Mock, Thelma Russell, Harry (Boby) Crawford, Katherine Sater, Walter Crawford, Robert Crawford, and Joan (Jone) Crawford.
Harold was a loving and kind man. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He also was an avid mall walker until the age of 90. In his spare time, he loved woodworking and came up with many creative projects which he shared with family and friends.
Harold was loved in life and death by his son Daniel (Diane) Crawford and daughter Jean (Eric) Urruti grandchildren Jennifer (Brian) LaBelle; Erica (Chris) Wise; Trevor (Sarah) Urruti; great-grandchildren Christopher, Bradley and Jason LaBelle and Nico Wise. He is also survived by his brother Larry (Barb) Crawford and Sister in laws Glory and Brenda Crawford along with many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm, Thursday, May 20th at Hahn Funeral Home in Mishawaka, IN with services to immediately follow at 2:30 pm with Pastor Bob Vale officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to SouthernCare Hospice at 310 W. McKinley Ave, Mishawaka, IN 46545.
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