We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Giddens-Reed Funeral Home
Ralph C. Crawford III, age 70, died unexpectantly in his home on March 23, 2022.
Ralph was born in Jacksonville at the Navy hospital on July 12, 1951 to Ralph Cole Crawford Jr.
and Loree Padgett Crawford, which are both deceased. He was also preceded in death by his
sister, Rita Willis.
Ralph is survived by his children; Raleigh Cole Crawford and Royce Christopher Crawford; his
daughter-in-law, Alicia Marie Crawford; his grandchildren, Aixa Lorraine Crawford and Alexis
Upon graduating from High School, he went to work for Maxwell House as a coffee dumper
then later promoted to a MOTC Operator where he was responsible for loading and unloading
the shipment trucks. Maxwell House is where Ralph worked for the next 40 years until
When Ralph wasn’t working, he was a faithful church member of Evangel Temple for over 40
years. He was a member of the choir, where he sang bass, taught Royal Rangers, and served on
over two dozen mission trips all over the world. His dream was to one day visit the beautiful
state of Alaska.
Ralph later became an active member of Wayside Assembly of God where he attended until his
A Celebration of life at the Wayside Assembly of God Church, Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 12 noon with Pastor Wade Mask officiating. Memorialization will be by cremation . The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 12:00 noon, at the church.
H.M. Hank Forbes, Jr. Giddens-Reed Funeral Home are honored to assist the family with arrangements. 904-266-2337 please sign the on line guestbook at www.giddensfh.com