FREEMAN CRAWFORD JR. was born on December 25, 1943 in San Diego, California. He was the eldest of two children born to Freeman Crawford Sr. and Mary B. Crawford. Freeman grew up at Logan Temple AME Zion Church where he represented the congregation at various conferences throughout Southern California.
Freeman attended Logan Elementary School. During that time, he enjoyed playing baseball and also helping his dad who was a General Contractor. He graduated from San Diego High School, where he participated in Track and Field.
Freeman worked as a Maintenance Engineer at multiple organizations throughout San Diego County. During the latter years, he united with One Way Apostolic Church where he served as a Deacon. He was well-known throughout the Logan Heights Community. He was never a big conversationalist, but when he spoke, he was always direct, caring and honest.
He never married or had any children. Freeman suffered with various health issues for many years, and It was during the early 2000s when his health severely declined. On Tuesday, October, 1, 2019, Freeman Crawford Jr. was called from earthly labor to eternal rest.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents and his eldest nephew, Rudolph J. Walker.
Freeman is survived by his sister, Joan Walker (Rudolph); his nephew, Elliot A. Walker (Avannia); grandnephew, Rudolph Walker III; grandniece, MacKenzie Walker all in San Diego; and a host of cousins, other relatives and extended family.
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