Edward Craven

Edward Gayheart Craven Jr.

Wednesday, October 20th, 1948 - Friday, August 7th, 2020
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Mr. Edward Gayheart Craven, Jr., passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 at his home in Sherrills Ford.

Ed was born October 20, 1948 in Siler City, NC to the late Edward G. Craven and Eleanor Simpson Craven and grew up in Greensboro and Burlington, NC. He later enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Ed went on to serve on the Charlotte Police Department. In his new life, Ed was a salesman for Wher-rena Marina in Cornelius. He attended Rehobeth United Methodist Church in Sherrills Ford.

Ed is survived by his wife, Deborah Smith Craven; sons, Josh Craven of Wilmington, NC, and Matthew Craven of Franklinton, NC; grandchildren, Adri, Kate and Asher Craven ; brothers, Gary C. Craven of Sherrills Ford, and Alan Martin of Newton; sister,Judy Craven Mchowell; and a number of extended family members.

A service of remembrance will be held at a later date.

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Wilkinson Funeral Home is assisting the Craven family.
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