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Thomas R. Craddock

February 7, 1939 ~ January 19, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Thomas Craddock Obituary

Thomas R. Craddock

Age 84, of North Canton, passed away Friday, January 19, 2024.  He was born February 7, 1939 in Canton, a son of the late Ralph and Thelma (Monnard) Craddock, and was a resident of Canton most of his life.  Tom was a 1957 graduate of Lincoln High School, and attended Muskingum College where he played football.  He was retired from The Hoover Co. after almost 30 years of service, where he was a Foreman and also ran the Hoover Sales Center.  Tom was a life member of First Christian Church and the Christian Homebuilders Sunday School Class.  He and Mary loved living on Lake Cable for 25 years, riding on their pontoon boat, and hosting parties for family and friends.  Tom was a member of the Lake Cable Sportsman Club and on the Float Boat committee.  He enjoyed fishing and hunting and playing cards and games with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Bucher, and a great-grandson, Jesse Adkins.  Tom was a loving husband and father and is survived by his wife, Mary (Bernard) Craddock, with whom they would have celebrated their 64th Wedding Anniversary on January 30th; four daughters, Lorie (Jess) Adkins, and their children, Jason (Kacie) Adkins, and their son, Josiah; Jennifer (Daniel) Deetz, and their daughter, Victoria / Terrie (Alan) Robbins, and their daughters, Ashley (Alex) Irwin and Sarah Robbins /  Sherry (Jeff) Graham, and daughters, Dawn Graham, and her daughters, Lauren and Angelina; Stephanie Graham (Michael Yoder); and Nicole Graham /  Patty (Julian) Taylor, and her children, Kenny (Christine) Beck, Jr., and their children, Lexi, Josh, Zach, and Leo; Joe (Sarah) Beck; Amanda (Ernesto) Salvatierra, and their daughters, Esther and Eden.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Canton First Christian Church with Bradley Clark and Tom’s son-in-law, Jess Adkins officiating.  Friends may call Tuesday 4-7 p.m. and Wednesday one hour before the service all at the church.  Interment will be in North Lawn Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Tom’s memory may be made to First Christian Church, 6900 N. Market Ave., Canton, OH 44721. The Formet-Clevenger & Gordon Funeral Home is handling arrangements.  Condolences may be sent to: www.gordonfuneralhomes.com

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

4:00 AM to 7:00 PM
First Christian Church
6900 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44721

Visitation
Wednesday
January 24, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Christian Church
6900 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44721

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 24, 2024

11:00 PM
First Christian Church
6900 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44721

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