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William "Willy" Eugene Craven, II

September 29, 1992 — May 25, 2024

Viola

William “Willy” Eugene Craven, II, 31, of Viola, Arkansas, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2024, in Viola, Arkansas. Willy was born to Kippy Eugene Craven and Cinda Marine (Underwood) Craven on September 29, 1992, in Little Rock, Arkansas.  
 
Willy spent his working years as a Boilermaker. Willy loved woodworking, family genealogy, golfing, and was known as a prankster. Willy loved the History Channel, listening to podcasts, space, and talking conspiracy theories. He was a loving son, brother, and friend. 

 

Willy leaves to mourn his passing, parents, Cinda Craven of Viola, Arkansas and Skip Craven of Yellville, Arkansas; sister, Samantha Craven of Viola, Arkansas; his dog, Sadie; many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents (James and Pearlene Payne, Mavis Underwood, and Obie Utchman). 

 

Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, May 30, 2024, at Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas. Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. until time-of-service Thursday, May 30, 2024, at Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas. The interment will be in the Viola Cemetery in Viola, Arkansas. Pallbearers will be Jacob Payne, Jackson Rains, Lucas Rains, Zane Kunz, Barry Eppes, Josh Eppes, Devin Brown, Austin Gardner, Matt Prinner, Dylan Holstine, Keagen Dunn, and Brandyn Batterton. Honorary pallbearers will be Mason Cochran, Reese Cochran, Barrett Payne, and Cooper Payne. Memorials may be given to the family at the Bank of Salem Viola Branch in Viola, Arkansas. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas.  

 

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Thursday, May 30, 2024

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Thursday, May 30, 2024

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Thursday, May 30, 2024

Viola Cemetery

Viola, 72583

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