Michael Joe Crawford, lifetime resident of Lakeland, Florida passed away on September 16, 2022, at the age of 63. Michael was born to Charles Oscar Crawford and Ruby Robbins Crawford on July 24, 2959. He worked as a backhoe operator in the phosphate mines.

Michael will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 42 years, Janet Crawford, his children Ashley White (Justin), Mary Ann Rowell (Adam) and Brandy Crawford. His mother Ruby Crawford, brother Ricky Crawford (Terri), his sister Ann Wilt, grandchildren Adrian Tobin, Abigail White, Isreal Crawford and Benjamin White; nieces Christie Bassett (Carson) and Michelle Crawford (Jarrett Benavides) and nephew Charlie Wilt (Shelly).

A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 22nd from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home 3350 Mall Hill Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33810. Graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Socrum Cemetery, 3125 W. Socrum Loop Road, Lakeland, Florida 33810. Condolences may be sent to the family at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes.

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