Warren Craig Stode (1942 - 2013)

  • "Dear Glenda... As I was looking for your name tonite on..."
  • "Our hearts go out to you at this time and in the days..."
    - John Gable
  • "I can't say enough re: Craig. He has been a friend of mine..."
    - Spike Davis
  • "Craig Strode, what emotions his name brings to my wife and..."
    - Larry and Leora Agee
  • "Craig was a very thoughtful, generous person in addition to..."
    - Jerry Gilstrap

WARREN "CRAIG" STRODE Warren "Craig" Strode, 70, of Chico, Ca passed away on October 7, 2013. Craig was born on October 20, 1942 in Red Bluff, Ca. On October 18, 1963 he married Glenda Brown. He was a graduate of Red Bluff High School and Chico State University. A long time Chico area musician, he performed with many bands including the Emarks, Craig Strode 3, Jim Burgett, Cottonwood, and King Cotton Jazz Band. He is predeceased by his parents, Warren and Helen Strode. Survived by his wife of 50 years Glenda Strode, children: Kimberly Furtado (Steve Furtado) and Chris Strode (Jessica Thurm); 2 grandsons Ryan and Cory Furtado. He is also survived by his sister Kathy Burkhart. A Celebration of Life will take place on October 19th at 1:00 PM at the Lakeside Pavilion at California Park. Donations can be made to the or Paradise Hospice House, 1289 Bille Road, Paradise, CA 95969. The family wishes to thank Paradise Hospice, Bright Star and Dr. Mazj for all of their loving care given to Craig during his illness. Arrangements entrusted to the Neptune Society of No. Ca., Chico Branch.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Oct. 13, 2013
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