Farmville…………………………….Wesley Earl Craft, age 79, died Monday, August 12, 2013.

Funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. from the Church Street Chapel of the Farmville Funeral Home by Rev. Seth Jones and Rev. Donald Daniels. Interment will follow in Hollywood Cemetery.

Mr. Craft was a Member of the Farmville Church of God. He was preceded in death by a son, Wesley Allen Craft. He was a member of the ECU Pirate Club and retired from the U.S. Army after over 30 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Irene Nelson Craft of the Home; daughter, Wanda Jenkins and husband, Ralph of Rocky Mount; three grandchildren, Christopher Parker and wife, Summer; Mary Wesley and Madeline Craft; two great grandchildren, Colby and Cameron Parker; and a brother Lyman Craft and wife, Hazel of Farmville; and sister-in-law Rachel Patterson and husband, Johnnie of Greenville.

The family will receive friends at Farmville Funeral Home, Wednesday evening from 7 until 9:00 P.M.

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