Ronald Paul Craver, Jr., son of Ronald Paul Craver, Sr. and Rose Olita Seachrist Craver, was born in Chicago, Ill. on Sept. 10, 1967 and died near Bernie on May 17, 2009, at the age of 41.
Mr. Craver had lived in the Dexter and Bernie area most all his life. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a heavy equipment operator for Allied Waste.
On Aug. 8, 1992, he was married to Ann Marie Jones in Dexter.
Surviving are his wife, Ann Marie Craver of Bernie; three daughters, Ashlee Williams of Sikeston, Mary and Lucenda Craver both of Bernie; two brothers, Mike Craver of Dexter and Ray Craver of Catron; two sisters, Veronica Orick of Doniphan and Shirley Craver; and one grandson, Cameron Paul Williams.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Queen; and one niece, Mandy Queen.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 22, 2009, from 5-8 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2009, at 10 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter, with the Rev. Danny Collins of Qulin officiating.
Interment will be in the Dexter Cemetery in Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.