The Obit For Jake Crawford

Rufus "Jake" Crawford

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TX) - October 23, 2008

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Rufus "Jake" Crawford, 80, a loving husband and father, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Community Hospice of Texas, 6100 Western Plaza, Suite 500, Fort Worth, Texas 76107.

Rufus was born March 30, 1928, in Campbell, Mo. He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from the Fort Worth Police Department. Rufus was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy.

Survivors: Daughter, Sharon Lantz and husband, Wayne, of Fort Worth; brother, Jeff Crawford; and sister, Lavelle Riddle. Mount Olivet Funeral Home 2301 N. Sylvania Ave., 817-831-0511 View and sign guestbook at

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