March 21, 1951 - June 7, 2022
CRAWFORD, Mr. Arthur Eugene - Age 71, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at Mission Point of Flint. Family hour 10:30 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2022, from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM. Interment Sunset Hills Cemetery, G-4413 Flushing Rd. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home 10:30 AM Tuesday. Mr. Crawford will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home and may be viewed from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Monday. Mr. Arthur Eugene Crawford was born March 21, 1951 in Memphis Tennessee. He was the son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Scott & Katherine Crawford. He was a resident of Memphis TN until the family moved to Flint Michigan in 1966. He went to Flint public schools and attended Flint Northwestern High School. Arthur worked various jobs throughout the years and briefly worked for General Motors. Arthur married his long-time sweetheart Barbara Ann Taylor. He had a love for music and was seen often singing in groups with his friends. One of his favorite singing groups was the Temptations. Arthur enjoyed sports, especially basketball. His favorite players included Kareem Abdul- Jabbar and Irving (Magic) Johnson from the Los Angeles Lakers. Arthur enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Mr. Arthur Eugene Crawford leaves to cherish his memory: son, Demetrius Gilliard; daughter, Nadine Sullivan, both of Flint; 4 grandchildren, LaQuaya Gilliard of Grand Rapids, MI, Demetra Gilliard, Lyriq Gilliard and Demetrius Gilliard Jr., all of Flint; 3 great-grandchildren, Miquis Jenkins Jr, Messiah Jenkins and Micah Jenkins, all of Grand Rapids MI; 6 siblings, Barbara Jones, Margaret Crawford, both of Grand Blanc MI, James (Sandra) Crawford of Flint, Linda (Henry) Hills of Grand Blanc MI, David (Joan) Crawford of Flint, and Teresa Crawford of Phoenix, AZ; a host of other nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends including special friend James Miller (NeNe). Mr. Crawford was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Barbara Ann Crawford; parents, Mr. & Mrs. Scott & Katherine Crawford; father and mother-in-law, Mr.& Mrs. Hannibal & Olivia McDowell; brothers, Scott Jr. (Karen) Crawford and Nathaniel Crawford; and brother-in-law, Mr. Jimmy Lee Jones. The family would like to express special thanks to the second-floor Mission Point (Heritage Manor) staff that cared for him with concern and compassion and thanks to Nurse Sharon who had a special bond with Arthur.
CRAWFORD, Mr. Arthur Eugene - Age 71, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at Mission Point of Flint. Family hour 10:30 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2022, from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service... View Obituary & Service Information
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