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Frank Dallas “Bud” Craver

Death 30 Oct 2012 (aged 77)
Burial Hudson, Pasco County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 100113113 · View Source
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Frank Dallas "Bud" Craver, 77 of Warren, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012 after a long illness. Frank was born May 19, 1935 in Warren, Ohio to Ethel and Merle Craver. He graduated from Warren Harding High School in 1955. He married Ann Elizabeth Bechtold at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Warren on March 31, 1956. Frank and Ann settled in Orlando, Florida during the 1960's where he was employed by Martin Marietta and they raised two daughters, Kelley Ann and Stacey Lynne.

After completing his Bachelor's Degree at Rollins College in Orlando, Florida, after relocating his family to Copenhagen, Denmark, he continued his career as a brilliant contracts negotiator while living over seas. Frank was an avid golfer, a 52-year member of the Old Erie F&AM Masonic Lodge and a member of the Elks Lodge where he served as Chaplain in 1990. He loved country music, entertaining and keeping up with his daughter's successes in their lives.

He is survived by his daughters, Kelley Craver and Stacey Craver Glass both of Portland, Maine; two granddaughters, Malorie Pease Pastor; Katie Pease; and a great granddaughter, Luci Margaret Pastor all of Portland, Maine and his best "pal" of over 50 years, James Klinger of Warren, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Ann of 35 years, (deceased 1991) and his siblings, Russell Craver, Carson (Kitty) Johnson, Florence Green, Harry Craver, Marilyn Guthrie and Walter Craver.

Private services will be held in Hudson, Florida.

Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home of Painesville, Ohio.

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