Garrett Craven passed away on February 11, 2022, at his home.
Mr. Craven was born on January 26, 1933, to parents Mary and Claude Craven. He served in the United States Army from 1954 until 1956, aiding overseas in Germany. Following his military service, he worked for many years at Walker Shoe Company, where he eventually retired.
Garrett was a lover of work and took great joy in helping others. He was an outdoorsman and spent many years camping with his beloved wife.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Craven was preceded in death by his sisters, Edyth Craven and Sadie Swing, as well as his brothers, Ray Craven, Exton Craven, Seth Craven, Clotus Craven, Hollis Craven and Dempsey Craven.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Craven; son, Richard Craven; sisters-in-law Rebecca Craven and Jo Harris; nephew Mitch Harris, and numerous other nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, from 11:30am-12:30pm at Bethel Friends Meeting, 2519 Bethel Friends Road, Asheboro, NC 27205. The funeral service will follow at 12:30pm at Bethel Friends Meeting, with Rev. Ben Hurley and Pastor Neil Poole officiating. Burial will take place in Bethel Friends Meeting Cemetery after the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Drive Asheboro, NC 27203 or to Bethel Friends Meeting, 2519 Bethel Friends Road, Asheboro, NC 27205.
Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Craven family.