Born Sept. 16, 1920 in Summerfield, Ohio, he was a son of Franklin F. and Glenna L. (Barnes) Craig. He moved to Kent seven years ago after living in Palmyra for 35 years.
Mr. Craig was employed by Rockwell International in Newton Falls as a die setter.
He attended Palmyra United Methodist Church and was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 530, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3332 in Newton Falls and the Ohio Harness Horseman Association. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Ruthe (Hannahs), to whom he was married 51 years; sons, Carlin (Melissa) Craig of Harvey, La., Al (Joyce) Kuss of Palmyra, Chad (Mariann) Craig of Bellville, and Craig (Rebekah) Craig of Louisville, Ky.; daughters, Charlene (Daniel) Hall of Black Mountain, N.C., Cathie (Richard) Barry of Mt. Morris, N.Y., and Connie (David) McCullough, of Lexington, Ky.; 12 grandchildren; and brothers, Carroll of Cambridge, Jerry of Columbus and Eddie of New Albany, Ohio. Two brothers and a sister died previously.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Shorts Funeral Home, Ravenna Chapel, with Masonic services at 5:45 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Dr. David Clark officiating. Burial will be in West Cemetery in Palmyra.