Kermit Gray ‘Pop’ Craver Sr.

Published 10:25 am Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Kermit Gray “Pop” Craver Sr., 75, of Lexington, died at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Lexington Medical Center Saturday, June 24, 2017.

He was born in Davie County on Aug. 6, 1941 to the late George Allen Craver and Ella Louise O’Shields Craver. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Darrell Craver.

Survivors: 2 daughters, Teresa Craver of Lexington and Tina Eschenbach (Chris) of Denton; 3 sons, Kermit Craver Jr. (Debbie), Allen Craver (Danelle) and Michael Paul Craver (Amber), all of Lexington; 2 brothers, Roger Craver of Mocksville and Jimmy Craver of Tyro; 10 grandchildren, Jennifer Royall (Mike), Joseph Nobles (Aneisha), Anthony Nobles, Nicholas Nobles, T.J. Collett (Kayla), Todd Collett (Hannah), Jasmine, Mason and Cheyanne Craver, and Hunter Cole; and 15 great-grandchildren, Bradley, Zackery and Natalee Royall; Dillon, Corbin, Gaun, Madan, Katlyn, Lindsey, Destiney and Brian Nobles; Faelyn, Luke and Isaiah Collett; and Michael Niver.

Mr. Craver had a 45 year career in the furniture industry, working for Dixie and Lexington Furniture companies. He was a member of Fork Baptist Church.

A memorial service was conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 at Grace Community Full Gospel Church, Lexington, officiated by Pastor Glenn Dusina. The family received friends one hour prior to the service in the church.

Memorials: to the church.