Steve R. Crawford, age 72 of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020 at his home.
Born September 16, 1947 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Bob and Elma (Sweikert) Crawford. On November 21, 1970 in La Plata he was united in marriage to Joyce Brokaw who survives.
Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Amy Crawford of La Plata, Missouri and Scott and Susan Crawford of Queen City, Missouri; one sister and brother-in-law, Merrill and Steve Sagaser of Atlanta, Missouri; six grandchildren, Brooke, Logan, Seth, Ava, William, and Nathan Crawford; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents preceded him in death.
Steve was a 1965 graduate of La Plata High School. He served in the Army National Guard from 1966 to 1973. He was employed with the United States Postal Service for 46 years, retiring on February 1, 2011. Steve enjoyed living on the farm and taking care of his cattle.
Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the La Plata Cemetery in La Plata, Missouri. There will be no visitation.
Memorials in memory of Steve R. Crawford may be made to the La Plata American Legion. They may be sent to or left at Travis Funeral Chapel, 125 S. Church St., La Plata, MO 63549.