Kerry J. Crawford, 83, of Fairmount, passed away at 6 am (September 21, 2019) at Gardenview Manor Nursing Home in Danville.

He was born October 20, 1935 in Oakwood, Illinois to Harold E. “Hezzy” & Frances R. Puzey Crawford. Kerry married Cathy Jost August 10, 1963 in Danville.

Cathy survives, along with 2 sons: Chris (Melanie) Crawford of Catlin and Eric Crawford of Fairmount; 2 grandchildren: Emily (Jordan) Stone and Sara Crawford; 2 great-grandchildren: Micah Stone and Penelope Stone. He is also survived by 1 Brother-in-law: Scott (Patti) Jost of Raleigh, NC and 1 sister-in-law: Deborah Jost of Urbana.

Kerry was preceded in death by 1 brother: Rodney Crawford.

Kerry was a lifelong farmer and enjoyed reading. He was longtime member of the board of directors of the Farmer’s Elevator in Jamaica and served on the Georgetown Fair Board.

Kerry’s wishes for private family burial will take place at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Indianola.

The Robison Chapel in Catlin is handling service details.

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