CRAIG, James Carson Jr

CRAIG, James Carson Jr, 61, of Bellaire, Ohio died Friday November 9, 2012 in Belmont Community Hospital Bellaire, Ohio.

Jim was born August 24, 1951 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late James C. and Betty Ann Lupton Craig Sr.

He was a 43-year employee of the Kroger Company Store #977 of Moundsville, WV, a member of the Bellaire Presbyterian Church, Ionic Lodge #438 F&AM Bellaire, Scottish Rite Valley of Steubenville and U.F.C.W Local 23 Canonsburg, Pa.

Preceding him in death was an infant brother, Jack Craig; and a sister, Connie Laseck; and his pet Shih Tzu of 15 years, “Buttons.”

Surviving is his loving wife, of 41 years, Wanda Good Craig; a daughter, Crystal (Tim) O’Connor of Hilliard, OH; a son, Michael Craig of Bellaire, OH; a brother, Larry (ShaRea) Craig of Bellaire, OH; two sisters, Janice (Mark) Reynolds of Woodsfield, OH and Janet (Bob) Howell of Bellaire, OH; two grandchildren, Abigail and Aiden; and his ‘granddog’ “Kacey.”

Family and friends will be received from noon to 4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday with Pastor Pete Walburn and Reverend Ray Benesh officiating.

Interment follows in Powhatan Cemetery Powhatan Point, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bellaire Presbyterian Church.

Masonic services 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

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