PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (Formerly Youngstown, Ohio) – A funeral service celebrating the life of Mr. Torrance E. Crawford will be held on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth L. Simon officiating.
Mr. Crawford departed this life on December 17, 2017 in Providence, Rhode Island.
Mr. Crawford was born July 15, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, a son of Emmett Bogan and Ethel Crawford Roberson, coming to the valley many years ago.
He was a graduate of East High School and proudly served in the United States Navy.
He was employed for over 25 years as a deputy sheriff in Providence, Rhode Island.
He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, Renata (Charles, Jr.) McFail of Houston, Texas; his mother, Ethel Roberson; his sister, Trinette Simon both of Youngstown; his granddaughter, Yariel McFail; his niece, Dayna Simon; a host of cousins; other relatives and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by is father.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 28, 2017 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church.
Interment will be in Tod Homestead Cemetery.
Arrangements handled by J.E. Washington Funeral Services, Inc.