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Joe Finis Crawhorn, Adair Co., KY (1946-2012)

He was a resident of Berwyn, IL at the time of his death and services will be held in Chicago, IL, (Details of service not yet received). He was the son of the late Finis Joseph and Lilyvene Franklin Crawhorn and a member of a large respected Adair County, KY, family, with many relatives in the South Central Kentucky area as well as in Illinois, He was a security guard and loved to bowl.

Joe Finis Crawhorn age 65 of Berwyn, Illinois formerly of Adair County, KY passed away Sunday, April 15, 2012 at his home in Berwyn after an illness.

Joe Finis Crawhorn, Adair Co., KY (1946-2012)

He was born Saturday, November 2, 1946. He was the son of the late Finis Joseph and Lilyvene Franklin Crawhorn. He died Sunday, April 15, 2012, in Berwyn, Cook County, IL, at the age of 65 years, 7 months, and 13 days.

Mr. Crawhorn was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Sue Crawhorn and by one son Phillip Ray Crawhorn; by two brothers, Larry Ray Crawhorn and Junior Harrison Crawhorn; and by six sisters; Lillie Loy, Rosia Marie Kennedy, Dianne Harmon, Sherlene Crawhorn, Darlene Crawhorn, Carolyn Dee Crawhorn.

Survivors include:
  • One son: William Crawhorn and wife Jackie of Berwyn, IL

  • One daughter: Rhonda Jo Merchant of Summit, IL

  • Four grandsons and four granddaughters and by several great grandchildren

  • One brother and sister in law: Charlie Crawhorn and wife Bernice of Columbia, KY

  • Four sisters: Carrie Helen Rowe and husband Randel Dee of Chicago, IL; Ruby Sneed and husband Lester of Russell Springs, KY; Lou Burton and husband Noel of Campbellsville, KY; and LouEllen Streeval of Columbia, KY

  • And by a host of nephews, nieces and other family members
Mr. Crawhorn was a security guard and loved to bowl.Services will be held in Chicago, IL
This obituary information is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home

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