In Memory of



Obituary for Craig Murdock

“Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal"

Mr. Craig Murdock, 61, was born on July 23, 1960, and was the son of the late Ferg Monroe Murdock and Mary Lee Peet. He passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at Gordon Hospice House, in Statesville, NC.

Craig attended Statesville City Schools and prior to his death was employed at Asmo as a machine operator. He was a member of First Baptist Church. His favorite hobbies included fishing, racing cars, fixing cars, and frying fish.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Erika Williams; his two brothers, James Murdock and Fredrick Murdock.

He leaves to cherish the memories of his life, one son, Craig Marquise Murdock (Ronslynn) of Yorktown, Va; one daughter, Tamara Euneka Summers (Charles Gibbs) of Statesville, NC; three brothers, Cliff (Tara) Murdock, Larry (Ann) Murdock, and William Murdock , all of Statesville, NC; three sisters, Barbara Knox, Gilda Murdock, and Gaynell Murdock, all of Statesville, NC; a sister-in-law, Peggy Murdock; eight grandchildren, Charles Gibbs Jr, Quadaris Gibbs, Preston Harrison, Amauri Gibbs, Craig Murdock Jr, Zoe Murdock, Kayla Williams, and Gabriel Wilkes; four great grandchildren, Kaden Gibbs, Ka’zarion Brown, Za’mora Murdock, and Za’Maraya Murdock; and a host of special nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, July 15, 2022, at Rutledge and Bigham, Statesville, at 2:00 pm. Visitation will be from 1:00 - 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Elder Christopher Daniels will officiate and burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery, Statesville.

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