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Kenneth Donnell Craven

Kenneth “Don” Donnell Craven, 92, passed away at Moses Cone Hospital on Friday, December 6, 2019. Don was born in Guilford County to the late Kenneth Cecil Craven and Willie Keck Craven. He faithfully served his country in the US Navy, WWII. He was a member of Brown Summit United Methodist Church and the Midway –Monroeton VFW Post 8297. He was a brick mason for many years and was an avid bass fisherman. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his wife, Erlene Simpson Craven; and an infant son. Survivors include his daughter, Judith Craven Sparks and husband, Rick; grandchildren: Kevin Cochran and wife, Malisa, Keith Cochran and wife, Sandy, Kyle Cochran and wife, Lynn; great grandchildren, Sean, Sarah, Zack, Jake, and Jamie Cochran. Memorials may be made to the Midway-Monroeton VFW Post 8297 or Fairgrove UMC Food Pantry, c/o Bobby Jones, 321 Van Hook Road, Reidsville, NC 27320. Don requested no formal funeral services but condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

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Such a nice guy. Really enjoyed stopping , talking and listening to his rabbit dogs running. RIP neighbor. Bobby

Bobby Coltrane Dec 11 2019 9:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Craven

Lisa Smith Dec 9 2019 9:17 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Craven

Delaine Fulp Dec 8 2019 7:03 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Craven

Kevin & Elaine Wood Dec 8 2019 3:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Craven

Fern Ragan Dec 8 2019 7:39 AM

Pastor Kevin and family, I want you to know I am thinking of you during this sad event. Prayers for all of the family.

Fern Ragan Dec 8 2019 7:39 AM

Judy, Kevin. Keith. Kyle & family, I wanted all of you to know that my heart & prayers are with you. I always thought of Don as my hero. He did so many things related to nature whether it be hunting (running the dogs) or fishing for the largest bass. One of my favorite memories was when he gave me a real rabbit's foot. I mean fresjh off the rabbit! I carried that foot forever. Sheila made me powder it when it started to smell! It was so special because Don gave it to me! I also remember a old rabbit dog named "Rowdy". Meanest dog in the lot! Don always warned us a out him! Basically I loved being around Don and my memories can never be erased. Rest in peace dear one along with Erlene, the kindest & most generous woman I've ever known. Your lives made a difference in ours that you never realized. God bless your family. Jackie Powell.

Jackie Powell Dec 7 2019 10:57 PM

Thank you for your blessings. He will be missed.

Judy Sparks Dec 7 2019 8:00 PM

Hey, Sweetie. Thank you for your memories and lighting the candle. He loved you very much and so do I.

Judy Sparks Dec 7 2019 7:59 PM

Thank you, Rodney. You have been a good friend for many tears.

Judy Sparks Dec 7 2019 7:55 PM

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