Jeffrey Charles Crawford

Kansas City StarOctober 2, 2013 


Jeffrey Charles Crawford, 52, of California, Mo., passed away Sept. 29, 2013 at University Hospital Columbia, Mo.

Jeff was born on April 26, 1961 in Nevada, Mo. the son of Charles and Joyce (Young) Crawford both of whom survive.

In 1987, he graduated from the University of Missouri with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Through the years he worked in clinics in Nevada, Ft. Scott and Jefferson City. Currently, Jeffrey was a Supervisor over the Food Inspectors with Food Safety and Inspection Service. On May 25, 1995, in Hannibal, Jeffrey was married to Mindi Young who survives the home. He enjoyed his family, dogs, woodworking and electrical projects.

Jeffrey is also survived by one daughter, Jenna Crawford Moore (William) of Lenexa, Kan.: a step son, Michael Barr (Amanda) of Willard; one sister, Michelle Kaiser (Wade) of Prairie Home, a brother, Todd Crawford (Tedd) of Lee’s Summit, paternal grandmother Grace Crawford of Nevada, Mo., four grandchildren; Paige, Gracie, Michaela and Titus and several nieces and nephews. His infant daughter, Whitney Ann Crawford, preceded him in death.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. on Oct. 2 at Windmill Ridge Funeral Chapel with Mark Miller officiating. A time of remembrance will follow the memorial service.

Memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, c/o Windmill Ridge Funeral Service, P.O. Box 443, California, Mo., 65018.

On-line messages to the family may be contributed at

(Arrangements: Windmill Ridge Funeral Service, P.O. Box 443, California. MO, 65018, 573-796-3896.)


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