Floyd Lynn "Nub" Crawford, the son of the late Hadley and Ruth Arnold Crawford, was born in Puxico on Feb. 20, 1932, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at the age of 71.
Mr. Crawford had lived in St. Louis from 1956 to 1992 and returned to Puxico in 1992. He was a 1951 graduate of Puxico High School. He had worked as a production manager at Benjamin Moore Paints in St. Louis. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Puxico and the Puxico Masonic Lodge #596. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in Japan and the Philippines during the Korean Conflict.
On May 8, 1952, he was married to Alice Jane Moore in Pocahontas, Ark.
Surviving are his wife, Alice Jane Crawford of Puxico; two daughters, Patricia Jean Herrin of Harrison, Ark., and Peggy Jane Sharp of Puxico; three sons, Daniel Lynn Crawford of Affton, Michael Floyd Crawford of House Springs, and Timothy Alan Crawford of St. Louis; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert Eubanks of Doniphan; and one sister, Lavern Beal of Doniphan.
Visitation will be held after 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. The Masonic Lodge will have services on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at the First Christian Church in Puxico with the Rev. Wiley McGhee of Puxico and Rev. David Rusch of Poplar Bluff officiating.
Interment will follow in the Duck Creek Cemetery near Puxico with full military rites conducted at the cemetery. Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico is in charge of arrangements.