Obituary for Roger Lee Craven of Aberdeen

Roger Lee Craven, 70 of Aberdeen, passed away on December 7, 2022 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

Born on April 8, 1952 in Moore County to the late Charlie and Alice Craven.  Roger served his community and was a fireman for the Pinehurst Fire Department.  He was a true outdoorsmen that loved fishing and hunting.  He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle, yard sales, and scratch- off tickets.  Roger had a presence about him you could say he never met a stranger.  He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.  A fatherly figure to all he came in contact with.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jerry Ray Craven.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Lydia Craven; three sons, Jonathan Craven, Joshua Craven (Lesley) and James Craven (Tasha); one brother, Charles “Bill” Craven (Ruby); two sisters, Betty Tarr and Rebecca Mabe; six grandchildren, Emily, Andrew, Macey, Cullen, Landry, and Charlee Craven; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 5:00-8:00PM at Boles Funeral Home in Pinehurst.  A funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 2:00PM at Culdee Presbyterian Church with burial following at the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Culdee Presbyterian Church or FirstHealth Hospice Foundation 150 Applecross Road Pinehurst, NC 28374.     

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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