Lancy Allen Crawford Sr., age 50, of Plainview, died Thursday, July 7, 2016.
He was born December 31, 1965, to B.L. and Audra Lee Smith Crawford.
He was a member of the Plainview Masonic Lodge #641 and a lifetime member of the Plainview VFW Post 8525.
He enlisted in the Army in 1984. SSG Lancy Crawford was a Field Artilleryman who served with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 206th Field Artillery Regiment, 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. SSG Crawford was a veteran of operation Iraqi Freedom II, during which time he deployed with his unit from 2004-2005.
SSG Crawford retired from the Army National Guard in April 2008. He is posthumously awarded the Order of Saint Barbara in recognition of his many years of service to the Field Artillery Community.