Cannoneer, "A" Battery
4Apr47 - 5Nov20



Craig Faurot, 73, of Lancaster, passed away November 5, 2020 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was born April 25, 1947 in Orange, New Jersey to the late Theodore and Jean Carlock Faurot. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Patricia Faurot. 

Craig was honorably discharged from the US Army as a Sp4 Wireman with "A" Battery, 2/9th Field Artillery, 25th Infantry Division.  He received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and Expert Rifle Marksmanship Badge.  Craig was very honored and proud to serve his country.  In an interview at his junior high alma mater in 1968, he pronounced that his intention after the war was to “live it up” and that’s what he did.  He was an avid sportsman, who enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and building "anything" with his friends, extended family, son, and grandson. 

Craig and Pat were the proprietors of Pheasant Hollow Farm and Loft Accommodations in Fly Creek, NY, before retiring and eventually moving to Kentucky.

Surviving is a son, Shane Faurot (Dawn) of Nicholasville, grandson, Caid Faurot of Nicholasville, and siblings, Doty Cardinale of Preston, MD and Grant Faurot of Nutley, NJ. 

Graveside services with military honors will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Camp Nelson National Cemetery with Bro. Jerry Browning officiating. 

A live stream of the graveside service will be live streamed on Spurlin Funeral Home of Lancaster Facebook page.