Reverend L. Paul Crawford, age 91, of Rutherfordton, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018.
He was a native of Rutherford County and the son of the late John Merrill Crawford and the late Mintie Epley Crawford. He was a Bi-Vocational Minister and a member of Southern Baptist Church. He was retired from Broyhill Furniture in Rutherfordton after 21 years and loved reading his bible, spending time with his family and he spent many years helping to raise his six grandsons. He also served as Chaplain at Oak Grove Healthcare for seven years. He was preceded in death by his wife Dot Crawford, three brothers and six sisters.
He is survived by: Two Daughters: Sharon C. Willis, Rutherfordton. Sarah C. Lee and husband Jack of Bostic. One Son: Roger Paul Crawford and wife Carolyn Quill of Durham. Six Grandsons, Eleven Great-Grandchildren.
The funeral service was held at Southern Baptist Church with Rev Paul D. Willis, John W. Willis and Rev John Perry officiating. Interment was held at Southern Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the India Mission Trip c/o Shiloh Baptist Church at 1810 Poors Ford Rd. Rutherfordton, NC 28139.
McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of the arrangements.