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Jason Owen Crawford

November 4, 1971 ~ April 2, 2020 (age 48)


Jason Owen Crawford, age 48, of Shallotte, NC went to be with his Heavenly Father on Thursday the second of April 2020 due to a sudden illness. Jason was born on Thursday the fourth of November 1971 in Kalamazoo, MI to David B. and Jodie Crawford of Leland, NC.

Jason graduated high school from the Traverse City Central High School, Traverse City, MI; he then earned his bachelor’s degree in Turfgrass Management from Michigan State University. After college he moved to West Palm Beach, FL and began a longtime career as a Greenskeeper for the PGA National Golf Course, after several years in Palm Beach he moved to Leland, NC and worked at Magnolia Greens Golf Course and then moved to the Lockwood Folly Golf & Country Club where he worked for fifteen years as the Superintendent. Jason and his wife Cristie began a new career and opened Carolina Moleman, LLC. He was passionate about his love of golf and attended several of “The Masters” golf tournaments in Augusta until it’s postponement this year. His hobbies include; golf, gardening, fly fishing and traveling. He was a man who loved spending time with his family and many friends. Jason was a great cook and mastered the art of grilling and pizza making.  

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, J.O. and Portia Crawford; maternal grandparents, Clifford and Shirley Burdett; an aunt, Sandra Nealy and an uncle, Ronald Burdett.

Surviving are his loving wife of 6 years, Cristie Crawford; his parents, David and Jodie Crawford of Leland; step daughters, Tronda Bentley of Holden Beach, NC; Sidney Goodchild of Shallotte, NC; a brother, Christopher Crawford and wife Nichole of Apex, NC; a sister, Katie Crawford and her son Mannix Crawford of Leland, NC.

Because of the current unsettled health situation, our family will be delaying any funeral services. We will schedule a service to honor Jason when the world recovers.

The family wishes to thank everyone for their prayers and condolences in this difficult time and requests with gratitude that donations be made in his name to the First Tee of The Carolinas, PO Box 1820, Shallotte, NC 28459 where he was awarded the volunteer of the year.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Michael J Fulwood funeral Service Licensee, 910-471-5441

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Due to health concerns, services will be conducted at a time when it is deemed safe to do so.


First Tee of Coastal Carolinas
PO Box 1820, Shallotte NC 28459
Tel: 1-910-754-5288

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