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Ernest R. Crawford

August 2, 1968 ~ June 3, 2023 (age 54) 54 Years Old


Ernest (Ernie) Crawford passed away Saturday June 3rd at his lake property in Avinger, TX.

Ernie was born on August 2, 1968 in Lowell, Ma. to Francis A Crawford, Jr. and Sophia M Crawford.  He lived in Massachusetts until 1978 when his family relocated to Big Spring, TX.   He graduated from Big Spring High School in 1986 and earned his Associates Degree at Howard Jr College in 1988.  He soon moved to Lubbock, TX to further his education at Texas Tech University.  In 1990 he moved to the Dallas area and began his thirty three year career in the IT industry.  He recently retired from Tidel Engineering this past June and was able to start enjoying his lake property on Lake of the Pines.

Ernie is survived by his mother Sophia, brother George, nieces Tiffany and Sarah, and nephew Nathanial.  He has two great nephews, Maleki and Elijah and one great niece Celeste.  Other surviving family members include four aunts and uncles, ten cousins, and eleven great cousins.  Close and dear friends of his include Steve, Chris, and Dave.  Ernie was predeceased by his father Frank, both sets of grandparents; George & Ruth Pappas and Frank & Annie Crawford, and his uncle Robert Crawford.

Services for Ernie will be held at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1001 Goliad St. in Big Spring TX on June 24th at 2 pm. Reception to follow. 

There will be a memorial service to be held in the Dallas area at a later date.

The family would like to thank Haggard Funeral Home in Jefferson, TX for handling this long-distance affair.

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