Kenneth (Kacy) E. Craver age 80, from Conway, Arkansas passed away February 14, 2021. He was born April 23, 1940 in Dearborn, Michigan to the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Foster) Craver and raised in Vallejo, California. He is preceded in death by his parents and survived by his wife, Patricia L. Craver; son, Lance Craver (Joli); daughter, Kellie James (Jason); step-daughter, Debra Goff; and six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Kacy left high school to join the Marine Reserves and lived in Hawaii for seven years. On returning to the states he settled in Florida. In 1980 he moved to Pueblo, Colorado and joined the Army National Guard 5th SF 19th GRP. He married Patricia L. Craver in 1981 and they were married for 40 years. Kacy worked for the Post Office in Pueblo, Colorado, until he retired and moved to Conway, Arkansas in 2001.
Graveside service will be 11:00AM Tuesday, March 2 at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kacy's name to the Wounded Warrior Project.
One of the founders of the World War II Airborne Command Foundation
Logged in 4,362 Jumps, Static Line, HALO (High Altitude Low Opening Parachute Jumps) (Free Falls), Army Airborne Instructor and Jump Master, Skydiving Instructor.
Entered USMCR, 12 May, 1957, 6th Force Recon, Hawaii, 1964, Army Special Forces, 20th SFG-19th SFG, Team Sergeant, Master Sergeant, 1973-1983.
Bn CSM 157th Field Artillery, 169th FA Brigade. 1965,1967 Sky Diving, 1st Place Accuracy, 2nd Place Style, Overall Champion, Regional Championships, Hawaii.
2002: Joined Airborne Demonstration Team, Rigger section
2006: 18th July, FAA Senior Parachute Rigger, Seat/Back/Chest. FAA Master Parachute Rigger
2006-2018 started Kacy's Parachute Service Build Airworthy Reproduction WWII
Rigs and Parachute Repairs
2018 helped form the WWII Airborne Command, Rigger Section, NCOIC
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