Richard Alan Craig,
age 72, of Decaturville, Tennessee, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday morning, August 2, 2023 as a result of Covid at the Jackson General Hospital in Jackson, TN.
He was born April 30, 1951 in Burbank, CA, son of the late Robert Eugene & Anna (Shithovitz) Craig.
Richard had worked as a Body Shop Mechanic for Smitty's Garage in Parsons, TN. He was a US Marine Corps Vietnam War Veteran and a former member of the Wilmington First Christian Church- Disciples of Christ.
Surviving are daughter, Cristie Hawthorne, granddaughter, Brianna Hawthorne, Aunt, Doris Mae Walker of Wilmington, OH, friend, Mitchell Lee Milholen of Parsons, TN; and Numerous Cousins.
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his sister- Gloria Jean Craig; and aunt- Elizabeth E. Craig.
Graveside Services will be held 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 29, 2023 with Pastor Doug Sibcy officiating in the Morrow Cemetery, Second Street, Morrow, Ohio 45152. The Active Duty US Marine Corps Honor Squad will accord military funeral honors.
The Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington, Ohio has been entrusted with the arrangements. Contributions may be made to the First Christian Church- Disciples of Christ, Memorial Fund, 120 Columbus Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177. To sign the online guest book, go to edgingtonfuneralhomes.com.