Thomas Thurmond ‘Tom’ McCrackin

Thomas Thurmond “Tom” McCrackin, 68, of Clayton, died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, in Mountain Lakes Medical Center.

He was born June 8, 1947, in Clayton to the late James Olin and Hannah Mae Smith McCrackin.

Tom was a U.S. Army veteran and worked as a heavy equipment operator. He was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death besides, his parents James Olin and Hannah Mae Smith McCrackin, and his wife Peggy McCrackin. 

He is survived by one brother, Carroll McCrackin (Rhonda), one sister, Rebecca McCall (Wayne), all of Clayton, and several nephews, nieces and cousins.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home, with Pastor Madison McCrackin and the Rev. Thomas Burrell officiating. Burial was in the McCrackin Cemetery on Rickman Airfield Road in Clayton.

The body was at the funeral home, where visitation took place Friday evening, April 22, 2016, from 6-8 p.m. The family was at their respective residences.

An online guest register is available at

Hunter Funeral Home was in charge.

The Clayton Tribune, April 28, 2016

The Clayton Tribune

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