Peter R. Crawford, Jr., “Peejo”, 61, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. He was born in Tell City on April 23, 1951 to Peter R. Sr. and Clara ( Jones) Crawford.
A 1969 graduate of Tell City High School, Pete was retired as the owner of Pete’s Sandblasting. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, attending shooting matches and spending time with his family and friends.
Surviving are his children, Tammy Crawford of Selvin, IN and Shane Crawford of Lebanon, CT; his mother, Clara Crawford of Tell City; a brother, David E. Crawford of Nashville, TN; sisters, April Kidd of Drs. Inlet, FL, Debra Mangum of Tell City and Darla Pettyjohn of Jacksonville, FL; four grandchildren, Austin Lehmkuhler, Zacary, Madilyn and Sydney Crawford.
He is preceded in death by his father, Peter R. Crawford, Sr.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 16th from 2:00-8:00 P.M. and Thursday 8:30A.M. until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Lung Association.