Funeral services for Mr. Robert B. Craig, 85, of Bastrop will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2011 at Twin Oaks Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Yocum officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, May 12 at Golden's Funeral Home and from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at Twin Oaks Baptist Church.
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Mr. Craig passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2011. He was retired from International Paper Company with 40 years of service. He was a faithful member of Twin Oaks Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and music director for many years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Forest Craig; and a brother, Aubrey Craig.
Mr. Craig is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary E. Craig; daughter, Susan Sanders and husband Mike of Monroe; son, Mitch Craig and wife Helen of Memphis, Tenn; brother, William Tom Craig and wife June of Bastrop; seven grandchildren, Michelle, Stephanie, Chris, Jim, Rachel, Joanna, Will; and great granddaughter, Addison.
Serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons, Chris Craig, Jim Sanders, and Will Sanders. Also serving as pallbearers are Mike Sanders, Bruce Craig, and the Rev. Tony Smith. Honorary pallbearers are members of Mr. Craig's Sunday School class.
He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
Memorials may be made to Twin Oaks Baptist Church.
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from May 12 to May 16, 2011