Leo E. Craddock 85 of Davisville, passed away December 26, 2013 at his home.|
He was born October 5, 1928 at Adam in Calhoun County a son of the late Glover and Ellen Slider Craddock.
Leo was a graduate of the Calhoun County High School and Glenville State College.
He was a member of the Kanawha United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Men which he had once served as President.
Leo retired from the Federal Aviation Agency with 34 years of service and had also retired from Hughes STX Corporation of Vienna, Virginia.
He had served in the US Air Force during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion, Parkersburg Post # 15.
Leo was also a member and past Master of the Mt. Olivet Masonic Lodge # 3 and the Calvary Commandary.
He enjoyed Woodworking and Antique Cars.
Survivors in include his loving wife of 63 years, Mary Roberts Craddock.1 son, Ronald L. (Hannah Omietanski) Craddock of Davisville and 1 daughter, Jennifer R. (Daniel) Craddock Gibbs of Middeltown, RI.
A granddaughter, Jessica Leigh Craddock of Albertville, AL.
4 brothers, Harold Craddock of Grantsville, Ronald Craddock and Homer Craddock both of Rittman, Ohio. and Larry Craddock of Arnoldsburg.
2 sisters, Hope Roberts of Vienna and Linda Meadows of Creston and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Gale and Doyle Craddock.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Kimes Funeral Home, 521 5th Street, Pastor Jamie Sprague and Reverend Rick Haught will officiate and burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery with Masonic and Military Graveside Rites.
The procession to the cemetery will be escorted by the Patriot Guard.
The visitation will be on Saturday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and an hour prior to the service on Sunday.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.kimesfh.com