Craig Vernon Willoughby
February 14, 1954 – May 16, 2020
CLAYTON – Craig Vernon Willoughby, 66, passed away on Saturday. He was born in Johnston County to the late Elbert and Rebecca Willoughby. He worked as a welder at Hamlin Sheet Metal. When he was not working, he loved living life. He was an avid outdoorsman. His passions were cooking on the grill, going to the race track, boating, fishing and going to the beach, lake or any body of water.
He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and great uncle. He had a heart of gold and was loved by many. He will be missed dearly.
He is survived by his son, Mark Willoughby (wife Kristen), daughter, Victoria Willoughby, stepson, Ronnie Anderson (wife Jamie), grandchildren, Jeremy Willoughby, Lindsey Nall and Monica Anderson, great grandchild, Maylene Anderson, brothers, Curtis Willoughby, Philip Willoughby (wife Georgia) and Bobby Willoughby (wife Gloria), sisters, Debbie Currington (Danny), Jeanette Davis (husband Tommy), many cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He is also survived by special family and friends, Connie, Melissa and Children, Dwayne, Page, Brenda, Audrey, Tammy and many more.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. (Private Memorial Service)
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com