Mr. WILLIAM HOWARD "Bill" CRAWFORD Jr.

January 15, 1950 — September 13, 2018

Mr. WILLIAM HOWARD "Bill" CRAWFORD Jr.

FORT WORTH -- Bill Crawford Jr. passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018. He was 68. MEMORIAL SERVICE: A celebration of Bill’s life will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the sanctuary of University Christian Church, 2720 S. University Drive. MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, consideration of contributions to University Christian Church or UNT Health and Science Center for Alzheimer’s Research, in his memory, is suggested. Born in Fort Worth on January 13, 1950, Bill was the son of William H. “Bill” and Dorothy “Dot” Crawford. He grew up in Oakhurst and graduated from Amon Carter Riverside High School in 1968. In 1972, he graduated from Texas Christian University where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Bill worked at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth in the material department. He most recently worked for Comfort Keepers Home Care Assistance and volunteered for the Alzheimer’s Association and spoke to groups educating people on the disease. He was Mayor Betsy Price’s appointee to the Ft. Worth retirement fund board. Bill’s greatest pride and joy were his sons, William Carter Crawford and Edward Dillon Crawford. He loved celebrating special occasions with his family, golfing with friends, and the arts. He also loved music and sang in the UCC choir for many years. He enjoyed photography, taking pictures of nature, especially sunrises and sunsets. Bill enjoyed his many friends. He touched the lives of many, especially the elderly and those with Alzheimer’s or dementia. His life made a difference! SURVIVORS: In addition to his sons, Carter and Dillon, Bill is survived by his sister, Diane Hill and her husband, Leon; nephew, Chris Hill and his wife, Chrissy, and their son, Ford; niece, Kelley Whitten and her husband, Cody, and their children, Hayden, Kamryn, and Weston; and the mother of his sons, Jayne Witt and her husband, Al. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mr. WILLIAM HOWARD "Bill" CRAWFORD Jr. please visit our Sympathy Store.
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