Fillmore Craver Jr.



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Greece: Thursday, July 15, 2010 at age 87. Predeceased by his parents, Fillmore M. Craver, Sr. (Ruth); daughter, Sarann; brother, Darwin Craver; sister, Elaine Simpson, granddaughter, Sarah Rose Leckinger. Survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Loretta Craver; children, Filmore M. Craver, III (Regina), Timothy (Ginny) Craver, Loretta Jr. ‘Lorrie’ (John) Torchia, Robin (David) Leckinger; sister; Patricia (Jack) Colern; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 40 Foster children; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Fillmore was an avid fisherman and hunter. His hobbies included caning and stained glass. Fillmore was a proud Chief Warrant Officer of the U. S. Navy of 23 years and a retiree of Eastman Kodak Company after 19 years. Friends may call Sunday 4-8 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday 9:30 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, Ridge Road. Interment Falls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 in his memory. For more information or to sign Fillmore’s guestbook please visit


  1. Leslie Kayser (ILRC) on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Fil and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Enjoy the wonderful memories as they will comfort you now and in the future.

  2. Patti Colern on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    God bless Uncle Dick. Rest in Peace you will be missed. Thoughts and Prayers to everyone who loved him.

  3. Mark A. Watts HTCS(EXW) USN on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Know that the entire U.S.Navy and indeed the citizens of this great nation owe a debt of gratitude to our fallen brother and his family. Mark

  4. Harold deGroot and Linda Wyatt-deGroot on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Our deepest condolences to your entire family, Fil and Gina. You’ve been in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Spike & Mary Ellen Bittlinger on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Our Prayers and sympathies, Fil Gina and family, Your in our thoughts. Love Spike & Mary Ellen Bittlinger

  6. Jen Harmon on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time. Fil, if your dad was anything like you he must have been a wonderful man.

  7. Tony and Lil Paraka on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    We would like to convey our deepest sympathy to the family.

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