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Weerts Funeral Home

3625 Jersey Ridge Rd, Davenport, IA

OBITUARY

Theotis Craig

May 26, 1953August 27, 2019
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Theotis Craig, 66, of Davenport, passed away on August 27, 2019 at his home.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday September 7, 2019 at Temple Baptist Church. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. till time of service. Burial will take place at Oakdale Cemetery. Memorials may be left to the family. Online Condolences may be expressed at www.weertsfuneralhome.com

Theotis was born in Gholsen,Mississippi on May 26, 1953 to Willis R. and Luella (Burrage) Craig. He graduated from Davenport Central high school in 1972.

Theotis was an avid gardener. He enjoyed planting flowers and taking care of the yard. He had a love of all sports. In his high school years, he was a state wrestling champion.

Survivors include his children: Anna Brown, Rachelle Craig and Montelle Craig; grandchildren: Ta’Teeon, TaSani, Desmend, Ila; sisters: Alaie (Virgil) Tyson, Arrie M. Haynes and Dorothy Craig; a brother Malcolm Hickman and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Willie D. Craig, Johnnie B. Craig, Lessie Stewart, Lueretha Edwards, Linda Burnette, a nephew Bruce Edwards.

  • FAMILY

  • Willis Burrage, Father (deceased)
  • Luella Craig, Mother (deceased)
  • Anna Brown, Daughter
  • Rachelle Craig, Daughter
  • Montelle Craig, Son
  • Ta'Teeon ., Grandchild
  • TaSani ., Grandchild
  • Desmend ., Grandchild
  • Ila ., Grandchild
  • Alaie (Virgil) Tyson, Sister
  • Arrie Haynes, Sister
  • Dorothy Craig, Sister
  • Malcolm HIckman, Brother
  • Theotis also leaved a host of nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Willie D. Craig, Johnnie B. Craig, Lessie Stewart, Lueretha Edwards, Linda Burnette, a nephew Bruce Edwards.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Gary Smith
  • Curtis Westerfield
  • Curtis Henderson
  • Terrance Craig
  • Chris Craig
  • Darnell Boddie Jr.
  • Eugene A. Craig, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Vincent Jackson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dewayne Haynes, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Virgil Jerome Tyson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • DONATIONS

  • To The Family

Services

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Shirley Clayton

September 6, 2019

To My Craig Family ,
Our deepest heart felt condolences to you and the family, May God’s mercy and grace strength you all during this time of Bereavement!

The Clayton’s
(Shell)
Atlanta, Georgia

Eugenia Perkins Stevenson

September 5, 2019

My deepest and sincerest condolences to the entire Craig families . I am Very sorry for your loss. May God bless you all with his peace through this difficult time. Theotis was a fun loving guy. His joke n laughs brought smiles to your face. May he R.I.P. Dr. Eugenia Stevenson. ATLANTA. GA

Carol Fultz

September 4, 2019

To the Craig family sorry for your loss. To my sister Josephine keeping you guys in our prayers.

Darius Moore

September 4, 2019

Rest in heaven family!!
I’ll always remember you on that ten speed, screaming “heyyyyyyy lil’ cuzzzz”!!!!!!!! Rest easy!!

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Biography

Theotis Craig, 66, of Davenport, passed away on August 27, 2019 at his home.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday September 7, 2019 at Temple Baptist Church. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. till time of service. Burial will take place at Oakdale Cemetery. Memorials may be left to the family. Online Condolences may be expressed at www.weertsfuneralhome.com

Theotis was born in Gholsen,Mississippi on May 26, 1953 to Willis R. and Luella (Burrage) Craig. He graduated from Davenport Central high school in 1972.

Theotis was an avid gardener. He enjoyed planting flowers and taking care of the yard. He had a love of all sports. In his high school years, he was a state wrestling champion.

Survivors include his children: Anna Brown, Rachelle Craig and Montelle Craig; grandchildren: Ta’Teeon, TaSani, Desmend, Ila; sisters: Alaie (Virgil) Tyson, Arrie M. Haynes and Dorothy Craig; a brother Malcolm Hickman and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Willie D. Craig, Johnnie B. Craig, Lessie Stewart, Lueretha Edwards, Linda Burnette, a nephew Bruce Edwards.