US Marine Corps


Bob Leland Crawford

June 21, 1932 ~ January 18, 2019 (age 86)

Bob Leland Crawford, 86, of Bridgman passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019 at Woodland Terrace in Bridgman.

Private family services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, PO Box 67, Baroda, MI 49101 or Hospice at Home, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, MI 49085. Online condolences accepted at

Bob  was born Tuesday, June 21, 1932 in New Troy the son of the late Leland “Chick” and Doris (Crolius) Crawford. Bob served his country in the US Marine Corp. On May 21, 1982, Bob married Darlene Boos and they shared 36 years together. Bob owned and operated Crawford Well Drilling, a third generation business. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter. Bob was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Baroda.

Survivors include his wife: Darlene; step-son: Matthew Shaffer; grandson: Odin Shaffer; and a sister: Marge (Joe) Bradley.

Bob was also preceded by a step-son: Justin Shaffer; and a sister: JoAnn Barrett.

Arrangements have been entrusted to The Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy., Bridgman, 

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