Merle Crawford

June 10, 1938 ~ March 23, 2021 (age 82)


Merle Crawford, 82, of Ashland, died Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Forrest Hills Care Center, in Columbus.

Merle was born June 10, 1938 in Lake Orion, MI to Floyd W. and Lottie {Moore} Crawford.

He married Shirley M. Rossell on May 15, 1989. She died May 9, 2009.

Merle worked for Culligan for 33 years before retiring in 2003. He was a past member of the Eagles, and he enjoyed being outdoors and tinkering around.

Merle will be deeply missed by his sons Kenny and Randy Crawford both of Ashland; step-children Kenneth Rosenbluh and Michael J. Rosenbluh and Tracy Shire; grandsons TJ, Terry and Tory Steele; and numerous step grandchildren and great-grandchildren

Merle was preceded in death by his wife, daughter Kathy Steele and numerous 

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