Robert Alexander Crawley, Jr., age 76, departed this life on Monday, April 28, 2008 at the Veteran's Hospital in Baltimore, MD after a battle with lung cancer.He was a dedicated father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, father-in-law, and friend.\n \n Born on April 25, 1932 in Chance, Maryland to the late Robert Crawley, Sr. and Olive Crawley Conway, Robert, Jr. was affectionately known as "Bobby" to most, and "Pop" to his grandchildren. He was raised in Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Cambridge, Maryland where his family was faithful and dedicated. He attended until his graduation from the Frederick Douglass St. Clair High School, at which time, he enlisted in the U.S. Army.\n \n Bobby retired from the U.S. Army in 1975 as a Master Sergeant after serving more than 20 years as a microwave satellite communications specialist. He later received an Associate's Degree from Chabot College, Hayward, CA. After the Army, he worked as a contractor for Raytheon in Turkey and at the Air Force's South Atlantic missile range on Ascension Island.\n \n He was a member of American Legion Post #0297, Baltimore, Maryland.\n \n Throughout the years, Bobby always made time to come home to visit family and friends. He always kept the date of the All Classes Reunion on his calendar. It was a special time for him to celebrate his 60th high school class reunion with his classmates in 2004.\n \n He leaves to cherish his memory five children (twins Robert III and Rodney Crawley, Daphne Sanders, Damara Chambers, and Vanessa Landon-Crawley); two sons in-law, Kevin Chambers and Edward Sanders; three sisters (Winfreda Cannon, Olivia Stanley, Iris Johnson), and very special friends (Darlene Waters, Mable Keene, and Gloria Thompson). He also leaves grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and a host of friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters (Delores Lum and Rhoda Jackson). A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 5, 2008 11am at Bethel AME Church 623 Pine St Cambridge, MD. Viewing services will be held on Sunday, May 4, 6 to 8 P.M. at Henry Funeral Home, PA, 510 Washington Street, Cambridge, MD and one hour prior to the funeral service. Interment will follow at the Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery Hurlock, MD.