Billy Ray Crawford, of Senoia, passed away at Southwest Christian Care on August 4, 2018. He was born in Thomson, Georgia on January 26, 1933 to the late William and Ellen Crawford. Bill was a gentle, humble, quiet man that loved his grandchildren and family beyond measure. He loved spending his time serving at his church, working in his yard growing his beautiful flowers, baking pecan pies, and working on puzzles in his later years. Mr. Crawford had a career that started with Southeastern Airlines. He continued his employment with the airline as the company transitioned into Northwest Airlines and eventually achieved retired with the company. He served his country with honor in the United States Navy.
Mr. Crawford is survived by his wife, Neila H. Crawford; his son, Joe Bradley Crawford (Heather); his daughter, Cindy Lee Smith (David); his grandchildren, Chaz Bradley Crawford and Bailey Reese Crawford. Visitation will be 3-5pm on Sunday August 12, 2018 in the Activities Building at First Christian Church of Tyrone, 294 Jenkins Road, Tyrone, GA 30290. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to First Christian Church of Tyrone Missions or Southwest Christian Hospice. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, 770-253-4723