James “Eddie” Edgar Craver Sr. age 69 of Welcome passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013 at his home with family by his side.
A funeral service will be held 3:00 pm on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Center United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Stephen Pillsbury. Burial will follow at the church cemetery with Davidson County Fireman’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday, May 20, 2013 at Davidson Funeral Home, Hickory Tree Chapel.
Eddie was born October 19, 1943 in Forsyth County to Kenneth Shoaf Craver Sr. and Fallie Lanier Craver. A member of Center United Methodist Church and the Welcome Fire Dept. He retired with R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Kenneth S. Craver Jr.
Surviving are his wife of 51 years Sylvia Bates Craver of the home, son; James Edgar Craver Jr. ( Deborah ) of Welcome, daughters; Renae Craver Bailey (Larry) of Welcome, Nikki Craver Miles (Jay) of Lexington, grandchildren; Shaina Craver, Tiffany Craver, Abby Craver, Heather Bailey Parks (Adam), Hannah Bailey, Kayla Miles, Cody Miles, Great Grandchildren; Bethanie Devane, Miley Devane.
The family would like memorials sent to: Center United Methodist Church (Christian Fellowship Center) Po Box 179 Welcome, NC 27374, Hospice & Palliative Care Centers of Forsyth County, 101 Hospice Lane Winston Salem, NC 27103.
Davidson Funeral Home, Hickory Tree Chapel is assisting the family.