Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, a private funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 in Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA 16125.

James A. “Jim” Crawford, age 66, of Transfer, passed away Saturday evening, December 12, 2020 in the ER at Sharon Region Medical Center.

He was born in Barnesville, OH on December 24, 1953 a son of James S. and Ila Mae (Luyster) Crawford. He was a 1972 graduate of Waynedale High School in Apple Creek, OH. On June 12, 1976 Jim married the former Anita Ackeret, she survives.

Jim was an active member of Grace Chapel Community Church, Hermitage. He enjoyed traveling especially to Scotland and England, loved the outdoors and would go on daily walks with his dog. Jim truly enjoyed spending time with family especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Alana Gurmu and her husband Yared of Silver Spring, MD; two sons, James Crawford and Jacob Crawford both of Transfer; a sister, Clarice Antwi-Obempeh of Canton, OH; a brother, Charles Crawford and his wife Carol of North Canton, OH; two grandchildren, Jeremiah Crawford and Ariella Gurmu. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Wilburt Crawford.

Memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army, 288 Main St., Greenville, PA 16125.



  1. Linda gill Linda gill
    December 15, 2020    

    So sorry Anita for your loss. .Condolences to all family.

  2. Larry and Dianne Barber Larry and Dianne Barber
    December 16, 2020    

    Our condolences to your family. As a neighbor we admired his diligence and his daily walk and even bike riding.our prayer for peace and comfort in the days

  3. Charles Crawford Charles Crawford
    December 16, 2020    

    Our condolences to you and the kids.
    Chuck and Carol

  4. Elsa and Yeko Elsa and Yeko
    December 16, 2020    

    We are so sorry for your loss.
    Elsa and yeko

  5. Anonymous Anonymous
    December 16, 2020    

    Alana Sorry for your loss
    and the hole family

  6. Shari Kays Whitten Shari Kays Whitten
    December 17, 2020    

    We are so saddened by Jim’s sudden passing! Although we didn’t talk much, he has been a constant in our daily living as we waved each day to him and his dog! I wish we could give you a hug, Anita! Our prayers for peace and healing for you all!

    Your neighbors,
    Shari and Rick Whitten
    Also, my mom and dad, Bonnie and Norm Morrison

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