Loren R. Crawford, Jr., age 59 of Findlay, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. Loren was born on May 27, 1959 in Findlay, Ohio to Loren R. Sr and Marietta (Ripley) Crawford.
Loren is survived by his longtime companion Ann Zehnder of Findlay, and two sons Jarrod and Jaden Crawford of Findlay; brothers Terry (Joni) Anderson of Arlington, Tim Crawford (Mary Lou Wiseman) of Findlay; sisters Cynthia (Robert) Parish of Findlay, Cheryl (Daryl) Garmatter of Rawson, Valerie (Ervin) Raber of Rawson, and Vickie (Guy) Royer of Wapakoneta; and many loving nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Loren Sr, while his mother Marietta survives.
Loren was a 1978 graduate of Cory Rawson High School. He was formerly a self employed Lawn Mower/Small Engine Mechanic. He also had worked at Jack's Lawnmower. In his spare time he loved driving his 55' Chevy, Trains and Model Railroading, and family get-togethers. He also loved taking treats to sister Cheryl's horse Zozo.
Visitation for friends and family will be held from 6-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the KIRKPATRICK-BEHNKE FUNERAL HOME 500 Lima Ave Findlay, Ohio 45840. A funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at the funeral home with Rev. Sonya Petty officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery in Union Township, Hancock County. The family asks that visitors dress casual for Loren's services.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made out to Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.kirkpatrickbehnke.com.