Franklin Elwood Crawford, 65, of Woodbridge died May 17


Franklin Elwood Crawford, 65, of Woodbridge, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, May 17, 2019, at his residence.

Born in Alexandra, he was a son of Ernestine Crawford and the late Albert Lee Crawford Sr. Frank lived in Northern Virginia all his life. He was a mechanic for many years before becoming an I.T. Tech for Macy’s.  Most of all, Frank was a very talented musician, he loved all music his favorite being bluegrass. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Eugene Crawford.

Surviving are his wife, Paula Moran Crawford; stepsons Bryan Moran and Marshall Sparks, and three step-grandchildren.

Siblings are Albert L. Crawford Jr., West Virginia, Rachel Austin (John), Arizona, Lois Crawford (Wayne),Virginia, Carol Clark (Richard), North Carolina, and Karen Crawford (Russell), Virginia.

In addition, he is survived by three nieces, one nephew, three great-nieces, one great-nephew, a great-grand niece, and Godson Justin Harrison.  Band members were Mark Harrison, Bill Swor, Scott Shifflett, Scott Vogel and W. Carroll Quade; and special friends, Kathy Harrison, Alan and Anna Flannigan.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Chapel with Brother Dorsey Hostetter officiating.  Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Arrangements are being handled by Bolling, Grose, & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Services.


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