May 23, 1945 ~ September 5, 2005
Born in: Lexington, NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Gerald C. “Chip” Craver, 60, of 4505 Breakers Lane, Asheville, died Monday, September 5, 2005, at Hospice Solace Center. Mr. Craver was a native of Lexington and was a son of the late Homer and Kathleen Mock Craver. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict and was retired from the the US Forest Service, USDA. He is survived by one daughter, Angela Hall and her husband Travis of Candler; one son Joshua Craver of Asheville; two granddaughters Anna-Kate Hall and Emma Hall; one sister Jane Koontz of Richmond, VA and three brothers Sam Craver of Richmond, VA and David and Mike Craver of Lexington. A funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. Harry Woggon officiating. Burial will follow in the Veterans Cemetery. His family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue and suggest that memorials be made to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.