Brother John Mac Crawford was 76, and departed this life on Thursday July 30, 2020 in Maryland. He was the father of John James and Chris Crawford.
Funeral the services are scheduled to be held at the Jackson & McGill Memorial Chapel on Saturday August 8, 2020 at 11:00 am. He will be laid to rest at the Devotion Gardens Cemetery, Mullins. The family will provide a guest list of 50 or less people. Services will be live stream on the Jackson & McGill Facebook Page.
John Mac Crawford was a Son a brother an uncle a father a grandfather a cousin and good friend to many that knew him.
On July 30th John Mac Crawford was called home to join his father John (Monk) Crawford his mother Willie Mae (Rowell) Crawford three sister Curlene Williamson, Vern Crawford and Harristene Stack house. Two brothers Willie Earl Crawford and Willie Gene Gerald and his son Andrew Crawford, after suffering heart failure on July 17, 2020 while he was in Howard University Hospital Washington DC.
John Mac leaves behind to carry on his legacy two sons John James (Desiree) and Chris Crawford (Lashun ) of Baltimore Maryland. Three Sisters Mary Wilson of Temple Hills MD , Linda Townsend of Marion SC and Patsy Lasane of Florence SC and one Brother John C Crawford of Marion SC, along with grand children , niece’s Nephew’s and the Bible Way church family along with a host of extended family and friends!
Mr. Crawford (Buddy as we called him) will truly be missed! `
John Mac Crawford was no stranger to hard work and as young child he was taught to work hard and he felt in order to have anything he had to work hard to get it.
To know him you had to understand his love language, John Mac (Buddy) was not a Hugger, he didn’t say I love you and he didn’t show a lot of emotions even when talking to him on the phone he would just give you a ummm and just hand up… But John Mac love working, he loved going to the beach he love his muddy water music, he love to watch people, (have you ever been caught in a John Mac stare down he would look at people so long that sometimes it would make people feel uncomfortable, but that was him). He love coffee, He loved Coffee, did I say that he LOVED COFFEE. John Mac would show his love and care for other just by simple showing it.
John Mac was well known on the streets of DC, he was entrepreneur for over thirty years John Mac ran his own Hauling business, offering jobs to those that were unable to find work.
John Mac attended the Bible Way Temple Church located in Washington DC, John Mac would attend church every Sunday no matter what. He could be in the hospital and if they released him early Sunday morning, he would come to the 11oclock services.
John was one of a kind and he will truly be missed.
The family Brother John M. Crawford of in consideration of the current health crisis facing our world, nation, state and local community, has decided to hold a private 50 people or less, family only, funeral service for their loved one with private interment immediately following. While the Crawford family would love to be surrounded by your presence, they acknowledge the health risks to family, church members, friends, and particularly to those who are most vulnerable to this disease, the elderly and those with chronic health conditions. What the family needs most at this time are your prayers and understanding. Thank you for your concern and cooperation.
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