William E. Craig, 82 passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the Windsor House at St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center in Columbiana, Ohio.
He was born in Wellsville, Ohio March 24, 1934 the son of the late Edwin and Beulah (Fulmer) Craig. Living his entire life in this area, William was a 1953 graduate of Wellsville High School and a Veteran of the United States Army. He worked as a Crane Operator for 30 years at Timet before retiring in 1999. William loved to garden and working with his flowers, his favorite being the wild violets.
He is survived by his wife Beverly (Heiney) Craig at home in Wellsville; three sons: William E. Craig Jr. and his wife Helma of Salineville, OH, Charles Jarvis and his wife Theresa of Salineville and Robert Jarvis and his wife Dorothy of East Liverpool, OH; two daughters: Vicki Harrison of Anoka, Minnesota and Terri Sayre and her husband Karl of Wellsville; three sisters: Bernadine Thompson of Glenni, Michigan, Pauline Howell and Emma Rigby and her husband Lee both of Wellsville, OH; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife Donna (Barber) Craig.
Services will be held at the Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:30 AM with Pastor Mike Ingole officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Family will be present to receive friends at the Wellsville funeral home on Sunday, May 22, 2016 from 3 to 7 P.M.
Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online at www.martinmacleanaltmeyer.com or by visiting the funeral homes Facebook page.
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Wellsville, Ohio 43968