Gary McCraw, Sr.

February 14, 1945 ~ December 31, 2020 (age 75)

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Gary McCraw, Sr., age 75, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Atrium Health-Cleveland in Shelby.

     Gary was born February 14, 1945 to the late Grover Lee McCraw and Lorena Hardin McCraw. He was a faithful member of Heaven Bound Baptist Church in Ellenboro where he served as a deacon and played the bass guitar during the worship services. He loved his family dearly and will be missed by all who knew him.

     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Marian Short, Margaret Hawkins and a grandchild.

     Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Pansy McCraw; three daughters, Kathy Cole (David), Sheila Holland (Pete), Christie Canipe (Scott) and a son, Gary McCraw, Jr. (Angie); two sisters, Mary-Evelyn Driver and Rita Faye Morrison. He is also survived by twenty-two grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren.

     A private celebration to honor Gary’s life will be conducted.


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