Floyd Craven

Floyd Wayne Craven, 85, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Louis A. Johnson V.A. Medical Center in Clarksburg.

He was born June 28, 1928, in Tallmansville, a son of the late Henry James “Buck” and Madie Reed Craven.

On Nov. 22, 1951, he married Patricia Koon, who survives.

Also surviving are one son, Jeffrey Wayne Craven of Clarksburg; one daughter, Janette Craven Johnson of Valley Bend; one sister, Marjorie Craven Miles of Buckhannon; one nephew, Eric Miles and wife, Barbara, of Sandyville; two nieces, Sherry de Rosset and husband, Wayne, of Glenville and Crystal Goodwin and husband, Mark, of Clarksburg; and one brother-in-law, Robin Koon and wife, Betty, of Richmond, Va.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Rick Johnson.

Mr. Craven was a truck driver for Union Carbide. He served in the U.S. Army and U.S. National Guard during the Berlin Crisis. He was a member of Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion. He attended First Baptist Church.

Friends will be received Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Billee Scott Mick officiating. Burial will follow in Buckhannon Memorial Park in Buckhannon.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.