Larry D. Crawford


Larry D. Crawford, 67, of Mart, passed away Sunday, April 5th at his residence.

Graveside Services: 10AM Wednesday, April 8th at Criswell Cemetery in Falls County.

Visitation: 6 to 8PM Tuesday, April 7th at Lake Shore Funeral Home.

Larry was born May 3, 1947 in Hillsboro to Robert and Mildred (Watts) Crawford. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for seven years, including two tours in Vietnam. He worked all of his working life for Union Pacific Railroad as a machine operator until retirement. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed fishing with his boys and grandchildren and other family. He also enjoyed his Tuesday morning coffee with his buddies.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and twin sister, Linda Saulter.

Survivors include wife, Betty Crawford of Mart; daughters, Anna Crawford of Waco, and Lori Gaskin and husband Jimmy of Robinson; sons, Larry Keith Crawford of Mart, Mark Summers and wife Melissa of Mart, and Shannon Summers and wife Karla of Mart; grandchildren, Samantha, Molly, Austin, Kelsea, Raven, Colby, Aiden, and Lauren; great grandson, Lucas; brother, Billy Crawford and wife Rose of Whitney; and sister, Beverly Spain of Oklahoma.

Memorials may be made to Criswell Cemetery Association, c/o Bill Fox, 1400 E. Navarro Ave., Mart, TX 76664.

Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr, Waco 76708, United States (US) - Phone: (254) 752-5900

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Condolence Messages

  1. Ronnie McKnight

    Betty and family, my heart goes out to you! I am so sorry for your loss and our prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Love you
    Bobby, Ronnie and Nolan McKnight

  2. Sharon Hammond

    Betty — what a shock! You and your family will certainly remain in my prayers for peace and comfort during your back to back losses.
    Sharon Hammond

  3. My condolences to you and your family.

  4. Betty and family,
    Thinking of you and saying prayers for everlasting comfort and peace during this difficult time.

  5. Sandra Hatley

    Betty and family. I am so sorry for your loss

  6. Ellen Stewart

    Betty I’m so sorry for your loss. You and the family are in my prayers.

  7. Betty,
    I am so deeply saddened by these news. I am so heart-wrenched with the great loss you have suffered these last few weeks. Remain strong in God’s love and he will see you through. You and your loved ones are in my heart and prayers. I love you.

  8. Virginia Dossman

    Betty, I am so sorry to hear this news. Thinking of you.
    Virginia Dossman

  9. Michelle Chinn

    Betty and Family,
    There are no words except to say I am so very sorry for your loss….love and prayers for you all.

  10. Larry Crawford is my dad, my hero, and the first man I ever loved! He and I became really close when he got sick. He in my eyes was the greatest man I know. I will miss our lunches at Griffs, watching football and old westerns with him, I love you dad and if I had had one more day with you I would have told you that I was proud to call you my dad. You have taken a big piece of my heart with you, I love daddy and I was the happiest with you calling me baby girl,

  11. My prayers are with the family

  12. Robert Renate Evans

    Larry you war A Longtime Friend to me and my family I have many Memories At my Lake Fishing our Condolence and prayers are with the family you will always be my FRIEND Semper Fi

  13. So sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

  14. Jackie Higdon. &Mr.&Mrs Nyberg

    T o Larry’s entire family. I knew Larry all his life and will tell you he was a good and loving man. He will be missed .we are so sorry Betty.

  15. Micha Croford Hibbs

    Betty and Family

    I am sorry for your loss. Larry was a great man and will be deeply missed. I know him and my Daddy will be watching over us from up above. If you need anything I am a phone call away. I love you all.

  16. Debbie Needham

    My Prayers to the family at this time that you find comfort in your loving memories of Larry.

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