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Rev. James Edward Crawford

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“Uncle James, I think of you EVERY DAY. Not a day goes by that you are not only on my mind, but my heart. I love you, and will always sing a tune for...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Taya Binford - Columbus, OH

“I'll never forget the Sunday after Jazz Festival at Greater Fellowship Baptist Church. I walked in church and it was Men's day and you all had the...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Shana D - Cincinnati, OH

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“James was a personal friend of my husband and myself. We done a lot of things with him and Lisa. He ordained my husband as a deacon at Gospel...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara Jackson - Cincinnati, OH

“Please know that you have our Deepest Condolence from the Crawford Familyin Cleveland, Ohio. We are praying for your strength in your hour of sorrow....Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Rubye Person -Jones - Cleveland, OH

“Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed, James Edward. May the love of family and friends comfort you during these...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Crawford Family Reunion - OH

“he was my fishing buddy we fellowship together .my wife Shirley dewberry walker work with his mother year ago.when she was akid my wife grew up in...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: rev walter cherry walker - OH

“I love you, Uncle James. Forever in my heart. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Laura Kinney - Cincinnati, OH

“To the family, we are so sorry for your loss. James was a dear Friend, and a kind soul. He could light up a room with just his presence. He was...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: King Reeves - Cincinnati, OH

“TO the Crawford family, you have our deepest sympathy, in the loss of such a good man. May God be with all of you. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: The Roebuck family - CIncinnati, OH

“Praying that God's healing touch will comfort, support and strengthen the Crawford family now and in the days ahead. With Deepest Sympathy.Dorothy...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Dorothy Cobbins-Wilson - OH

“Great man, glad I had the pleasure of meeting him. Always loved an missed ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Mister Love - Cincinnati, OH

“My Condolences and Prayers for the Family from the Browner sisters ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Tommie Fleming-Maiben - OH

“Love this brotha. we were Neighbors on Rockdale Avenue for about 4 years. I'm a musician he's a musician. He always talked about family and Rasheeda...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Al Frierson - Columbus, OH

“Greeting, What I am feeling right now is hard to express but I am truly sorry to hear of your lost, my friend for a very long time since Bloom in the...Read More »

“It is with great sorrow that I am aware of his passing. May he rest in eternal peace. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Ralph Moon - Cincinnati, OH

“My Deepest Condolences and Prayers for the Family of Rev James Crawford for his passing. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Roy Murrell

“I was a child watching you rock that bass on stage. You inspired me. That is the one and only key to life. Inspiration and passion. Thank you sir. ...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Waheed Ahmad - Oakland, CA

“My condolences to the family ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Carol Booker - Cincinnati, OH

Crawford, Rev. James Edward Passed Friday, January 26, 2018 Age 70 years. Funeral Service on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 6:00 PM at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 26 W. North Bend Rd, cincinnati, Ohio 45216. Visitation Friday, February 2, 2018 from 4:30 PM until 6:00 PM at New Jerusalem Baptist Church. Burial at Walnut Hills Cemetery, Cincinnati, Oh. Special online condolences for family and friends may be expressed at