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Calvin D. Crawford

November 23, 1979 — December 14, 2023

Pleasant Hill, Missouri

Calvin Douglas Crawford, 44, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born November 23, 1979, in Sandusky, Ohio.  He departed this life Thursday, December 14, 2023, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Calvin was a 1998 graduate of Pleasant High School in Marion, Ohio. He later earned an associate degree from Marion Technical School.

On March 5, 2004, he was united in marriage to Chelsea N. Leavy in St. Louis, Missouri.

Calvin was a Combat Medic in the United States Army serving in Guantanamo Bay.  Following his time in the Army he joined the Army Reserves and was currently serving his 15th year of service to his country. He was also proud of the fact that he was able to perform in an Avengers movie as a tank operator.

Calvin was employed in Management at Honeywell in Kanas City and had formerly worked at Whirlpool in Marion all while serving in the Army Reserves.  He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lee’s Summit previously attended the Warrensburg Ward. He served as a Missionary for the church while living in Carlsbad, California.  He enjoyed shooting, working out and taking long hikes/walks, and collecting antiques and coins.  Most important to him was his family.

Calvin was preceded in death by his father.

He is survived by his wife, Chelsea of Pleasant Hill; five children, Douglas Crawford, Emma Crawford, Madeline Crawford, Carlye Crawford, and Alexander Crawford, all of their home; his mother, Selena J. Crawford of Marion; Ohio; four siblings, Cheryl (and Jason) Vance of Grove City, Ohio, Benjamin (and Katherine) Crawford of Mansfield, Ohio, Kali (and Matthew) Sexton of Delaware, Ohio, and Thomas (and Ashleigh) Crawford of Nevada, Ohio; his mother-in-law, Tammy (and Donald) Peck of Warrensburg, Missouri; father-in-law, James Leavy of Branson, Missouri; other relatives and friends.

Cremation has been accorded.

Visitation and a celebration of Calvin’s life was held Thursday, December 21, 2023, at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, Lee’s Summit, Missouri.  Full military honors were conducted by the United States Army Honors Team.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Children’s Education and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.StanleyEdenburn.com

Arrangements: Stanley-Edenburn Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

 

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Visitation

Thursday, December 21, 2023

9:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

451 MO-150, Lee's Summit, MO 64082

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, December 21, 2023

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

451 MO-150, Lee's Summit, MO 64082

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