Elton Craddock

Elton Carby Craddock Jr.

Monday November 14, 1949 - Tuesday June 16, 2020
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Duncan: Elton "Bud" Carby Craddock, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020 in Duncan, at age of 70.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, June 19, 2020, at the First Baptist Church, Marlow, with Rev. Ron Maxfield officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairlawn Cemetery in Chickasha with Military Honors conducted by the Stephens County Honor Guard. All arrangements have been entrusted to the Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow.

Elton was born Monday, November 14, 1949 in Lindsay, Oklahoma, to Elton Carby Craddock Sr.and Nelda June (Terry) Craddock. Growing up in the Chitwood Community, he lived in the Grady and Stephens County areas most of his life and had graduated from the Alex High School. Elton married Charlotte Childress in the Highland Hills Baptist Church in Wichita Falls on May 8, 1971; they were married for 39 years before Charlotte's passing on April 17, 2011. Elton later married Ronda Clowser in Wichita Falls, TX on August 23, 2011; they were married for 8 years before Elton's passing. Elton owned and operated Craddock Service Company in the oil and gas industry. He enjoyed farming and taking care of his cows. Elton liked watching old westerns and playing on his Ipad. He loved to travel and always appreciate a good steak. Elton loved the 4th of July and especially loved just spending time with his family.

Survivors include, his wife, Ronda Craddock of the home, a son, Jamie Craddock of Denton, TX, 2 daughters, Tera Brown and husband Todd of Duncan, Fealishea Barker and husband Robert of Duncan, 2 granddaughters, Gabrielle Renee Brown, and Evylette Craddock. He is also survived by a sister, Denise Craddock of Las Vegas, NV, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of great friends.

Along with his first wife, Elton was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Randall Kent Craddock, and a sister, Nelda Elaine Franklin.

Pallbearers will be: Joshua Funk, Michael Funk, Rusty Winsett, Marty Bishop, Brandon Tye, and Noel Gordon.

Honorary Pallbearer will be: Tyson Broadfoot.

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  • Service

    Friday June 19, 2020 | 10:30am
    Friday June 19, 2020 10:30am
    First Baptist Church
    213 North Broadway
    Marlow, OK 73055
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    Rev. Ron Maxfield
  • Interment

    Fairlawn Cemetery/Chickasha
    Address not given
    Chickasha, Oklahoma
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