March 27, 2011
Thursday, March 31, 2011 10:00 AM Vernon Funeral Home
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 6 - 8pm
George P. Craig, 78 of Urbana, passed away, Sunday, March 27, 2011 in Mercy McAuley Center.
He was born November 5, 1932 in Urbana and was a 1950 graduate of Urbana High School.
George was employed at Howard Paper Mill for 20 years. His true passion was farming; he lived, worked and enjoyed his farm for 64 years. He loved the farm, friends and family.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Emelia (Ervin) Craig, his son, Steven M. Craig, his daughter, Beth J. Ferryman and his grandson, Tyler (Sasha) Ferryman all of Urbana and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Quin and Martha Jane (Neer) Craig and his sister, Maurine Beatty.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2011 in the funeral. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.