Craig W. Avant
Craig William Avant, 57, of Virginia Beach passed away on Sept 30, 2018 surrounded by his family and friends. He was proceeded in death by his father, A. Calvin Avant.
He is survived by his mother, Joan A. Eberwine and husband George; his son, Joshua W. Avant; 2 sisters, Valerie L. Avant and Vicki A. Newman and husband Steve; 3 nephews, 1 niece, and 2 great nieces.
He was the owner and president of SPEC Light, specializing in lighting design and controls. Craig was a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society.
Craig could always be found on 64th Street at the oceanfront, where he lived for over 20 years. He loved life and nature and captured it beautifully in his photography. His happy place was a day on the beach with good weather, family, and friends. Craig's loss saddens us all and he will be forever loved and missed.
A memorial service will be held at 4pm on Thursday at Centenary United Methodist Church at 3312 Cedar Lane, Portsmouth. Baker-Foster Funeral Home, 5685 Lee Farm Lane, Suffolk VA 23435 is serving the family. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or the Surfrider Foundation, P.O. Box 6010, San Clemente, CA 92674.
Centenary United Methodist Church
3312 Cedar Lane
Portsmouth, VA 23703