Dedicated to Friends, Past and Present

Patrick 'Pat' Crawford was born in Birmingham, AL and soloed at age 17 under the instruction of the late Captain George hanes. with whom he later flew at Southern Airways.  He joined the US Air Force during the Korea war and served his country for four years.  He joined Southern Airways in 1959 and retired from Republic Airlines in 1984, after which he continued for the Kimberly-Clark Corporation.  Pat is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Shirley Hilley Crawford; son Patrick J Crawford III, daughter Julia Barrosso and her husband Armindo, his grandson Patrick J Crawford IV and two brothers.  A memorial service will be held at a later date. 

Patrick Joseph Crawford, Jr.
1932  -  February 20, 2010