Clinton C. Craghead

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Clinton Carl Craghead, 89 of Moneta, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013 at Runk & Pratt Nursing Home, Hardy. He was born on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 1923 in Bedford County, a son of the late Joseph Bruce Craghead and Lilly Lipscomb Craghead. He was also preceded in death by his three brothers and three sisters. He was a Salesman with Murray & Bolling Chevrolet for thirty-three years, having retired in 1988 and was a member of Morgans Baptist Church and the Bedford Rifle Grays. He was also a veteran of the U. S. Army15th Infantry 29th Division having served in the European Theatre during World War II where he was wounded and awarded the Purple Heart. Surviving is his wife, Dorothy Alice Dooley Craghead; two daughters, Twyla C. Crisp and husband, Jerry, Sheree C. Saunders and husband, David all of Moneta; a sister, Alma Obenchain of Moneta, three grandchildren, Jennifer R. Nance, Erik D. Saunders, Autumn C. Saunders and a great grandson, Tavion "Tay" Nance. The family would like to thank the staff of Runk & Pratt and Carilion Bedford Hospice for their kind and compassionate care. Funeral services were held on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 2 pm at Morgans Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Mallory officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.

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1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, VA 24523-1803
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Mar. 13 to Mar. 14, 2013
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