John Gibson Cranford, Sr.
October 2, 1941 – September 7, 2012
John Gibson Cranford, Sr. of Huntingtown, MD passed away suddenly September 7, 2012 at Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick, MD. He was born October 2, 1941 in Prince Frederick to Walter Ralph and Beulah L. (Trott) Cranford. He attended Calvert County schools and on May 6, 1962 married Carolyn Weisman at St. John Vianney Church in Prince Frederick.
John was a tobacco farmer who also drove school bus for Dorsey Gray, was a heavy equipment operator working for the State of Maryland and later Calvert County and at Southern Memorial Gardens. John retired in 2007.
In his leisure John enjoyed camping and fiddling in the garage, fixing anything that was broken.
John was preceded in death by his parents and a great granddaughter Skyler Moses.
Surviving are his wife Carolyn Cranford; three children John G. Cranford, Jr. and his wife Liz, Victoria Feuerstein and Donald C. Cranford and his wife Dawn all of Huntingtown, MD; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren; three sisters Thelma Beeasman and her husband Richard of Melbourne, Fl, Shirley Mae Gibson and Jean Cranford both of Huntingtown and a brother Ralph Cranford and his wife Joan of Huntingtown.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012