Samuel A. Teolis, Supervisor | Carmella M. Teolis, Funeral Director

Clarence “Butch” Crawford, 67

Mr. Clarence “Butch” Crawford, 67, of Beaver Falls passed away on Monday, June 1, 2020 at his residence.

Butch was born on September 25, 1952 in Salem, Ohio to the late Richard Crawford and Dorothy (Pizer) Crawford VanKirk. He graduated from the former Northwestern High School. Butch had worked at Mayer China, Moltrup Steel both in Beaver Falls, and retired from TMK Koppel Steel.  He also was a self employed DJ for over 30 years, and umpired baseball for various leagues. Butch was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan and enjoyed fishing, bowling, casinos, treasure hunting, and antique cars.

He is survived by his wife, Jodi (Yargo) Crawford whom he married on December 24, 2006, his mother-in-law, Lois Yargo, his sisters, Joann McCann, Geraldine Moore, Eva Cox, Pearl Mays, and Sally Ann Vocial, his brother, Curt Crawford, and his beloved pets.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his step father, Clarence VanKirk, his sisters, Maxine Hohn and Dolly Frank, his brother, Richard Crawford, and his father-in-law, Jimmy Yargo.

Family and friends will be received on Friday from 3:00 pm until the time of the service at 7:00 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. with Rev. Phil Conklin officiating.

Those attending the visitation and service are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing.


  • Chris MacDonald Posted June 3, 2020 10:57 am

    Jodi – we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Butch. Just know that you and your family are in our prayers at this time.
    Chris & Gary

  • Shirley Yost Posted June 4, 2020 3:03 pm

    I was shocked to hear about Butch, he and I had such a history.. When we were growing up he’d sit on my front porch and spin records and sing.. He D.J.’d many functions for me as well..He was always sweet to me.. My deepest sympathies to you and the family.. R.I.P. Butch you will be missed.

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