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John Craun Obituary

John "J.C." Claude Craun

John "J.C." Claude Craun, 58, a resident of Mt. Sidney, died at his home on Thursday, December 11, 2008.

He was born on June 2, 1950 in Rockingham County, the son of the late Edwin N. Craun, Sr. and Louise Rhodecap Akers.

J.C. graduated from Fort Defiance High School in 1968, and was employed with Blue Ridge Lumber for 13 years. He was a member of the NRA, a country music singer for 25 years and an award winning vocalist and musician. He affiliated with the Methodist church in Mt. Sidney.

He is survived by a son, Tate Dalton of Mt. Sidney; a sister, Sara Markham of Mt. Sidney; a brother, Edwin N. Craun Jr. and his wife, Tracy, of Waynesboro; a special great- nephew, Logan Turner; numerous nieces and nephews, special friends including his former wife and nurse, Michelle Craun.

J.C. will be cremated and a memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, December 14, 2008, at the chapel of the Lindsey Funeral Home in Weyers Cave with Mike Carpenter and Pastor David Knott officiating.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Mr. Tom Sheets and good friends of Blue Ridge Lumber.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the , 1920 H Medical Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

Online condolences may be sent to the Craun family at

This obituary was originally published in the News Virginian.
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Published online on 12/13/2008 courtesy of News Virginian.