February 17, 1938 ~ December 23, 2005
Born in: Jackson Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
James Carroll Crawford, 67, of Asheville, died Friday, December 23, 2005 at his residence. A native of Jackson County, he was a son of the late Gradie Crawford. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Freida Crawford and two sisters, Joyce Robinson and Margaret Allison. Surviving are his mother, Edna Hoyle Crawford, three daughters, Marlene Clinard and husband Norman of Arden, Pamela Burrell of Asheville and Linda Burleson and husband Harold of Marion; two sons, Roger Radcliff of Asheville and Ben Radcliff and wife Faith of Jacksonville, FL; 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Bill Crawford of Candler, Paul “Buck” Crawford and wife Gail of Asheville, Tommy Crawford and wife Lisa of Sylva, Kenneth Crawford and wife Patti of Asheville and one sister, Wanda Crawford of Sylva. Graveside services will be at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday at Pisgah View Memorial Park with the Rev. Bill Lindner officiating. His family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.
Although Jim is my uncle, my fondest memories of him were when I called him ‘uncie’. This was when I used to stay with him and Freida when I was younger. I love him very much, and will miss him greatly.
Jim was a very kind man. He would do anything he could for people. He will be missed from us.
Roger – Please know how sorry mother and I are for your losses. You are a special friend to both of us and we know how much you loved and cared for Jim. He is fortunate to have had children who cared for him so much.
Roger – Both John and I wish to express our deepest sympathy to you and your children as you go through this difficult time. You are certainly in our thoughts and prayers.
Debby & John Burchfield
To Marlene and her family, Jim will be missed, and you guys are in our prayers. Jim and Sharon Profffitt