Thomas Lewis Craighead

Thomas Lewis Craighead, 78 of  Blue Ridge, passed away Monday, May 23, 2022 at his residence.  He was born on Tuesday, September 14, 1943 in Bedford, a son of the late Paul William Craighead and Emma Lewis Ferrell Craighead.  

He was retired from Elizabeth Arden Cosmetics. 

He is survived by his wife, Betty Francisco Craighead; his son, Christopher Williams; his daughter, Cheryl Ann Smith, his granddaughter, Kelsey Craighead; grandson , Ryan Craighead and brother-In-Law, Robert Mitchell Francisco & wife, Nancy.  

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at Quaker Baptist Church with Rev. David Timma officiating.  There is no visitation. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.