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Gary Dean 'Dink' Crawford, Sr.

August 29, 1953 ~ April 8, 2021 (age 67)


Gary Dean ‘Dink’ Crawford, Sr., 68, of Adena, OH, passed away Thursday April 8, 2021 at his home.


Dink was born Aug. 29, 1953 in Martins Ferry, OH, son of the late Shriver and Nancy (Carpenter) Crawford.


Dink was retired from Clearfork Trucking in Cadiz, OH.


He was a lifetime member of ABATE, the Motorcyclist Memorial Foundation (MMF) and the Hopedale Sons of American Legion.


In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by sister, Louann Keller and brother, Charlie Crawford.


Surviving is his son, Gary D. Crawford, Jr. and daughter, Jessie L. Crawford both of Adena; two grandsons, Harley Crawford of Adena and James Dean Norris of Cadiz; former wife, Debbie (LaCross) of Bloomingdale, OH; two sisters, Judy (Donald) Hanlin of Gould, OH and Crystal (Rick) Brown of Adena; four brothers, Bob (Shery) Crawford of Follansbee, WV, Allen Crawford, Shriver ‘Boomer’ Crawford and John Paul Crawford all of Adena.


Visitation for Gary will be held Monday April 12, 2021 from 5 PM to 7 PM at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home 107 Hill St. in Smithfield, OH. Dink’s burial will be held at the convenience of his family.


Memorial donations may be directed to: MMF c/o PO Box 2573 Wintersville, OH 43953.





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April 12, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
J. E. Foster Funeral Home & Crematory
701 Findley St.
Toronto, OH 43964


Motorcyclist Memorial Fund
PO Box 2573, Wintersville OH 43953

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