Crawford, Bradley Eugene

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Bradley Eugene Crawford, 62, of Christiansburg, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013. He was born on January 8, 1951, to the late Norman and Opal Crawford. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by a brother, Billy Crawford.

He served in the United States Army as a Sergeant in the Vietnam War. Brad was also a member of the Patriot Guard. He worked as a mechanic at Shelor and later ran Brad’s Garage on Radford Road.

He is survived by his wife, Julia D. Crawford; first wife, Melva A. Crawford; children, Chris Crawford and fiance, Jackie, Rodney Crawford and fiance, Beth Anne, Denise Vernon and husband, Jason, and Barbara Davis and husband, Brandon; grandkids, Chaz, Jake, Audrey, Emily, Abagail, and Noah; brothers, John Crawford and wife, Jolee, Don Crawford and wife, Brenda, and David Crawford and wife, Brenda; sisters, Janice Thomas and husband, Jerry, Frances Wright and husband, John, and Deborah Jones and husband, Gary; several nieces and nephews; as well as special caregivers, Mark Slate and Tommy Bean.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2013, in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Shepherd officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg.

Flowers are appreciated, however, please consider making a donation to the Disabled American Veterans, 210 Franklin Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24011 in honor of Brad.

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