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Roy Lee Crawford, 88, of Newport News

Roy Lee Crawford (Weymouth Funeral Home)

Memorial Service: 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 10, 2022

Location: Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church

Visitation: Following the Service

Location: Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church

Interment: At A Later Date

Location: Arlington National Cemetery

Roy Lee Crawford, 88, died on Sunday, November 6, 2022. He was born in Hardin County, TN and had been a Peninsula resident for 58 years. He served in the U.S. Army and retired as a Master Sgt. after 24 years of dedicated service. Roy was very involved in the community. He belonged to Warwick Moose Lodge #1711, DAV Chapter #2, American Legion Post #368, Transportation Lodge #337 A.F. & A.M., Warwick Royal Arch Chapter No. 80, The Khedive Temple, Hampton Commandery No.17, Knights Templar, Khedive Shriners, and was a member of Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church.

Roy was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 2 sisters. He is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Wilma Crawford; his sister, Lorraine Kimes; stepchildren, Steven Smith and Zella Mansson; son, Peter Crawford; granddaughter, Kasey Steele; and great-grandchildren, Connor and Caitlin Steele.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church with Military Honors and Masonic Rites. The family will receive friends following the service. Burial will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Roy’s memory to Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church, 1024 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601. Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home.

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