March 18, 1930 ~ December 11, 2020
Grafton “Speedy” Creekmore, age 90 of Carthage died Friday, December 11, 2020 at The Greens at Pinehurst.
A native of Franklin County he was a son of the late Robert Clifford and Nellie Bowden Creekmore.
Speedy lived in Carthage for many years and was a retired auto mechanic. In his younger years he was an avid bowler and golfer. He was a good, honest, hardworking man who loved his family. He was an active member of Yates-Thagard Baptist Church as long as his health allowed him to be.
He was preceded in death by his wife Janie Goodwin Creekmore; daughters Dottie Johnson and Frances Forrest; brothers Robert Creekmore and Stacy Creekmore; sisters Florine Harper and Danelle Headen.
He is survived by his children Grafton Creekmore Jr., Irene Ferguson, Judy Carroll, Lynn Caviness, Johnny Wester; son in law Roger Forrest; brother Everett Creekmore, sisters Dottie Andersen and Evelyn Bryan, eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be 2:00 PM Tuesday at Yates-Thagard Baptist Church Cemetery in Whispering Pines conducted by Pastor Steven Johnson.
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family.
Online condolences may be made at PinesFunerals.com