Vaughn W. Craver, 1962-2013

WARREN – Vaughn W. Craver, 51, of Warren, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, after a long battle with cancer, with his wife and extended family by his side.

He was born March 26, 1962, the son of Donald W. Craver and Linda Nesbitt Craver, also of Warren.

He attended Southington High School and worked as a machinest for Weld Action in Warren for 20 years before retiring in 2011.

He enjoyed flying his RC airplanes, hunting and computers. He was a member of the Flying Arrows in Bazetta.

He is survived by his wife and soulmate, Barbara Davis Craver, whom he married July 27, 2012; and his stepchildren, Andrew Patrick of Warren, Heather Patrick of Girard and McKenna Dulaney of Girard. He also is survived by his father and best friend; three sisters, Bonnie (Randy) Hill of Kinsman, Sheila (Curtis) Martinez of South Carolina and Lisa McKee of Pennsylvania; several nephews and nieces; and his grandson, Aidan, who brought him so much joy.

He was proceeded in death by his mother and his grandparents.

Calling hours will be 5 p.m. Tuesday at Girard First United Methodist Church, 22 N. Market St., Girard, where a memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. with a dinner to follow.

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to Hospice of the Valley, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514.

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