Mr. James Roy Craig, age 83, of Blowing Rock, passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at his residence.

Mr. Craig was retired from Broyhill Furniture Company where he was a sample maker and was a member of Sandy Flat Baptist Church.

Mr. Craig is survived by his wife, Cleo Lewis Craig of the home, three daughters, Vivian Streater and husband David, of Morganton, Cynthia Greer and husband Dewey III of Winston Salem and Patricia Buckner and husband Lloyd of Blowing Rock, two sons, Nathan Craig and wife Sandra of Boone and Keven Craig and wife Pamela of Blowing Rock, four granddaughters, Ashley Greer, Elizabeth Stone and husband Colt, Rebecca Buckner and Megan Craig, four grandsons, Matthew Streater and wife Chesley, Aaron Streater, Dewey Greer, IV and Logan Craig, One Great-grandaughter, Fancin Streater and one great-grandson, Clint Stone, two sisters, Cora Ray of Brownwood, North Carolina and Ester Critcher of Boone, one sister-in-law, Ruby Craig of Lenoir, North Carolina and one aunt, one uncle and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Butler and Ethel Ford Craig, two brothers, Lewis and John Craig and two sisters, Florence and Susie Craig.

Funeral arrangements for Mr. James Roy Craig will be conducted Friday, February 9, 2018 at 2:00 o'clock at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Marvin Ford and Reverend Keven Craig will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2:00 prior to the service at the chapel.

Interment will follow in the Craig Family Cemetery.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Avenue, Lenoir, North Carolina 28645 or to the Foley Center, 621 Chestnut Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, North Carolina 28605.

Online condolences may be sent to the Craig family at

Hampton Funeral And Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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