Sophia- Steve McCoy Caughron, 83, passed away, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Born August 29, 1935, he was the son of the late William Otey Caughron and Mattie Pearl Crotts in Randolph County, NC.
He attended Poplar Ridge School. He was an active member of the Hillsville Civitans for many years and instrumental in the development of the Hillsville Ball Field.
He enjoyed raising cows, growing vegetables and working outdoors. He worked in construction for most of his life. At one time, he partially owned Peterson and Caughron Construction. He worked on large commercial projects, built residential homes, including two of his own homes.
He married Frankie Ann Caughron in November 5, 1954 in Guilford County. They had three children: Steve McCoy Caughron, Jr., deceased; Lisa Carol Hamilton deceased and Kristi Susan Caughron of Roanoke, Virginia; two grandchildren Megan Whitaker of Randleman, NC and Betsy Hamilton of McLeansville, NC: Great grandchildren Evie Miranda, Landon Whitaker, Aubree and Maliyah Thorpe.
A memorial service will be held at Caraway Baptist Church, 2928 Beeson Farm Rd, Sophia, NC 27350 on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3:00 pm. Services entrusted to Midstate Cremation & Funeral Service.