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Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home

1615 South Fort Hood Road, Killeen, TX

OBITUARY

Chard Richard "Dick" Craig

April 11, 1941May 11, 2016
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SFC (Ret) Chard Richard "Dick" Craig passed away at his home on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. He was born in Anderson Indiana on April 11, 1941 to Chard C. and Ruth E. (Dickey) Craig.

He spent his early years in the Anderson and Pendleton area; graduating from Pendleton High School in 1960.

Following graduation, he joined the U.S. Army and spent his working years serving his county retiring in 1989. Following his retirement he worked as a civilian contractor at Fort Hood, serving in Desert Storm and continued until a permanent debilitating car accident in 1996.

He was an avid fisherman and a member of the Heart of Texas Bass club and NRA.

Preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. He leaves to cherish his memories; his sister, Mary (Gerald) Titus of Greenfield, IN; brothers, Karl (Fay) Craig of Pendleton, IN, Rod (Shardell) Craig of Foley, AL; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews; and his Texas family, Phil Hallmark, Kim and John Frederick and Jerry and Rose Eller.

Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.

Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Eden United Methodist Church in Eden, Indiana.

Services

  • Graveside Tuesday, June 28, 2016
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, October 1, 2016

Memories

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Tom Connell

June 29, 2016

Dick has been a good friend for 0ver 39 years, he will be missed by many.

David Doell

May 24, 2016

Dick was a special individual indeed. His passing will be missed by many. He was an avid fisherman and sportsman. I'd like to think he is fishing in heaven with those special people that have gone before him.

Leland and Linda Mercer

May 18, 2016

So sorry to hear about Dick's passing. He was the Patriarch of the Family. Rest In Peace, Cousin. Miss you already. Sympathies to Ed, Mary and Rod and families. Blessings.

ATHENA FRANCO

May 18, 2016

I AM SO BLESSED AND HONORED TO HAVE MET OUR COUSIN DICK. HE WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON AND SHARED GREAT MEMORIES. YOU WILL BE MISSED DURING THE HOLIDAYS. YOU ARE AMONG THE ANGELS IN HEAVEN WITH YOUR FAMILY. REST IN PEACE COUSIN. LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ONE DAY. LOVE YOU! DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY

May 18, 2016

Denelee Meade Illuzzi
A friend from our youth, he will be greatly missed

Michael Barnes

May 18, 2016

Rest in Peace Uncle Dick. We are going to miss you.

David & Cathy Guns Galore

May 18, 2016

Mr. Craig has been a long time customer in our store. We have always enjoyed his visits. He will be greatly missed. We are sorry to hear of your loss.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY