Dexter Craddock

Born on March 11, 1955

Departed on April 13, 2015

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Dexter Craddock, age 60. Passed away on April 13, 2015. Mr. Craddock worked at Innophos for forty years. Mr. Craddock served our country in the Marines for seven years and another twenty in the Army National Guard.
Preceded in death by his mother, Patty Craddock ; brother, Arthur Craddock.
Survived by wife, Patsy M. Craddock; father, George H. Craddock; brothers, Steven Craddock, Kenneth (Shirley) Craddock of AL; nieces, Rachel (David Stinson, Jr.) Hardin, Becky (James) Wilkerson, Tonia (Shawn) Wilhelm,; great nephews, Shane Hardin and Zachary Stinson; great nieces, Aislinn Wilkerson and Ellison Wilhelm; Family, Friends, and Co-workers, retired Marine and retired Army National Guard.
In lieu of flowers please donate to the Wounded Warriors Project.
The service will be 12:00p.m., Thursday, April 16, 2015 at West Harpeth Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be Wednesday 4-8pm, and Thursday at 10a.m. until service time at WEST HARPETH FUNERAL HOME 6962 Charlotte Pike 615-352-9400

14 Comments to Dexter Craddock

  1. Judy Lillard
    April 13, 2015 2:45 pm

    Dexter was a wonderful man. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  2. Libby Gentry
    April 13, 2015 2:55 pm

    This just breaks my heart. Patsy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I’ve known him since high school and he was such a great man. He took care of everyone! You are all in my prayers.

  3. Michelle Allen
    April 13, 2015 3:20 pm

    Patsy my heart and prayers are with you all.

  4. Michael Worrell Jr
    April 13, 2015 3:37 pm

    I am sorry to hear about him. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Ron Ray
    April 13, 2015 6:02 pm

    So sorry for your loss.

  6. Robin and Kathy Bittner
    April 13, 2015 6:32 pm

    I’ve known Dexter 30 + years, for that entire time he’s always been a best friend. I could share many funny stories with you of our military time as well as non military time. We traveled together with our wives. Orlando, Las Vegas, Washington DC. Made many trips and get togethers with the foreign exchange students. I will miss you terribly my dear friend.

  7. Robin and Kathy Bittner
    April 13, 2015 6:38 pm

    Our hearts are with you Patsy, may God continue to give you the grace to bear these heartaches and know that we’ll be with you. You need something, just ask.

  8. sue williams
    April 13, 2015 6:52 pm

    Dexter was a wonderful person will truely be missed .all my love and prayers are with Becky n sorry for your loss.Billy said to to tell you sorry for your loss you two are in his thoughts n prayers Dexter was a great person remembering the good times we all went fishing. Together.

  9. Barry Currey Sr
    April 13, 2015 7:47 pm

    I have a lot of fun memories of Dexter especially when we were growing up going to church together the same church and also with the RS at church going camping and also spend the night at each others houses one of my best memories of Dexter is out at my grandmothers we used to climb trees out there and there was one tree next to the house that we climbed all the time and Dexter left his name carved into one of the limbs on that tree and kill that tree was torn down that it was there
    for for all to see for a long time he will truly be missed

  10. Barry Currey Sr
    April 13, 2015 7:55 pm

    I have fond memories of my cousin Dexter as we were growing up we would go to church together and participate with the IRS and going camping we used to spend the night at each others houses off and on from time to time one of my biggest memories of Dexter is everytime I think of him I think of a tree at my grandmothers house that we used to climb all the time Dexter carved his name in big letters at one of the Lambs that stood there for a long time till they cut the tree down he will surely be missed

  11. Barry Currey Sr
    April 13, 2015 8:22 pm

    I meant the RA’s Youth group at Park Avenue Baptist Church and the Tree used to be by my Grandmothers front porch and it was torn down when they sold the property Dexters Name was carved in big block letters on one of the limbs may God Bless all of his family and he will be missed

  12. George f rupley
    April 13, 2015 9:15 pm

    so sorry, my memory’s are of when we were growing up as kids,

  13. paula thaxton
    April 14, 2015 9:01 am

    i have a lot of fond memories of dexter and his brothers when they used to come to grandmas and we would all play kick ball, or they would pick at me. shooting guns. he will be missed love you dexter and god bless

  14. Jo Mungo
    April 14, 2015 2:43 pm

    Dexter was a very kind person who helped anyone, anytime. He enjoyed life. He worked hard. He will be missed dearly.

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