Lester Leroy Cranfill

Published 10:46 am Friday, January 21, 2022

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Mr. Lester Leroy Cranfill, 79, of Lakewood Circle, Mocksville, passed away Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 at Bermuda Commons in Advance.
He was born on Aug. 3, 1942 in Iredell County to the late Lester Stamey Cranfill and Thelma Lucille Ledford Cranfill.
Leroy served in the U.S. Army for four years and enjoyed riding motorcycles, dirt-track racing, and driving his truck as an over-the-road driver. He especially liked spending time with his family.
In addition to his mother, survivors include: his wife of 44 years, Kathleen Anna Powell Cranfill of the home; 4 children, Debbie Halley of Baltimore, Md., Carol Capps (Steve) of Mocksville, Brenda Guy (Bruce) of Keavy, Ky., and J.R. Cranfill (Andrea) of Mocksville; 5 grandchildren, Jessica Jones, David Capps (Jessi), Kirby Jones (Monica), Brandi Capps, and Luke Cranfill; and 6 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be conducted at noon Monday, Jan. 24 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Mr. Dean Allen and the Rev. Fred Carlton officiating. Interment will follow in Turrentine Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Eaton Funeral Home.
Online condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.