Mack Cravey

Mack Cravey, 75, of Jesup, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018 peacefully after a short illness in Clear Lake Shores, TX. He was born November 19, 1942 to Benjamin and Ruby Cravey in Turner County, Georgia.

He was a member of Touched by Faith Ministries International and Gideons International; he is a retired business owner and retired from Georgia Department of Transportation.

Mack is preceded in death by his parents Benjamin and Ruby Cravey; brothers, James and Milton Cravey; sister, Lucille Ponder, all of Ashburn, GA and sister, Carolyn Culpepper of Warner Robins, GA.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Cravey; daughter and son-in-law, Sherri and Robert Whitaker; grandson, Joshua Whitaker all of Clear Lake Shores, TX.

A graveside service will be at 2:30pm on Friday, February 9, 2018 at San Jacinto Memorial Park Cemetery in Houston, Texas with Drs. Regina and Jacob Morris officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Touched by Faith Ministries International 2925 Gulf Frwy South, Suite B #226 League City, TX 77573-6750.

11 comments

  1. Sherri, I am so sorry for your loss, but I am praying for you all that God will comfort you and hold you in the palm of His hand. Although I know he will be deeply missed, I am celebrating your father’s new life with Christ with you all. He has been healed and made whole again and has been reunited with his loved ones that have passed before us. He is in a place where he is surrounded by a depth of love that is unimaginable, a place where there is no such thing as time. Most importantly he has been United with Christ. He lived a great life and touched the lives of so many people, including mine. He will be forever remembered for his generosity, his kind heart, his laughter and sense of humor. I love you all very much.

    Janet Futch
  2. Colossians 1:2-3

    Karon Ivery
  3. Prayerfully there with ya’ll in spirit.

    DICK & WANDA BRUCE
  4. Mrs. Joyce and Sherri,

    I’m sorry for your loss. My prayers are with your family during this time.

    Christy Lovett
  5. Mrs. Joyce, Sherri and family, so sorry for your loss. Mr. Mack was a fine, gentle person who had an amazing personality. I’m keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Lori Atkinson
  6. I express my condolences to the family. I worked with Mr. Mack with the Georgia Department of Transportation for a few years. Mr. Mack was a great co-worker as well as a true friend. He always had a smile with a positive message. Family, continue to keep the faith; it will definitely get you through this despair.

    Donnie Boyd
  7. He was great man. May Cbrist peace be with you all.

    James B Sapp
  8. Hi Joyce, just thinking of you during this time. Loved Mack and he was a friend to all at GDOT. I put his information on FACEBOOK this morning so about 1,000 people in Ashburn now know we have lost a great guy and a member of one of Ashburn’s pioneer families. I hope you enjoy your time with your daughter and her family. Thanks for being the great Christian that you are and giving the Christian love you gave to us here in Jesup. I will always think great thoughts of you and Mack when I pass by your house going to town. Love, David

    David Baldwin
    • Hi Everyone- I was trying to locate Mack recently, and I was very sad to find that Mack has recently passed. He was my first cousin and I had such great memories of visiting Uncle Ben and Aunt Ruby’s family as a child. Mack was such a great person and always had a smile on his face. I would really appreciate hearing from any family. My prayers go out to the family.

      Randy Cravey
  9. My prayers are with you. Mr. Mack was such a good person to work with, we all missed him when he retired. He will forever be remembered for his kindness and warm sprit. May God bless and comfort you.

    Cynthia Phillips
  10. I am so sorry for your loss sis, Nothing can prepare any of us for times like these. I know there is nothing that I can say to ease your pain or wipe away your tears. Know that I am continuously praying for you all, my other family. I am here if ever you all need me which I know you already know this. May God give you all strength and understanding during this time. May he encamp his angels around Ma Joyce and may he give you all PEACE. I love you guys with all my heart.. CJ

    Chresa Jones (CJ)

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