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Michael Levi Crawford

d. March 16, 2023

Michael Levi Crawford, age 80, of Diamondhead, passed away on March 16, 2023, in New Orleans, LA.

He was preceded in death by his father, Levi Crawford; his mother, Mary Anabel Ferguson Crawford; a sister, Barbara Crawford Harper; and a step-son, Michael Simmons.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Iris Bryan Crawford; his children, Bryan (Angie) Crawford, Jeff (Kristen) Crawford, and Priscilla Crawford Peterson; a sister, Linda Crawford Powe Soler; 9 grandchildren, Jennifer, Jake, Joe, Faith, Braxton, Trey, Levi, Lauren, and Ashley; 5 great-grandchildren, Jaxon, Mason, Dawson, Olivia, and Rori; and a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was a native of Pearl River, LA and was a longtime resident of Diamondhead.  He was a 1961 graduate of Slidell High School and had a 35 year career with AT&T and Bell South before retiring.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, NASCAR, and most of all enjoying the company of his family and friends. 

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

The Riemann Family Funeral Home, Kiln DeLisle Rd, is serving the family and online condolences may be offered at

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