BESSEMER CITY - John "Bob" Robert Craig, 85, of Red Apple Drive, died July 23, 2014, at Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia.
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Bob was born in Gaston County, March 5, 1929 a son of the late Marshall and Virgie Ross Craig.
He was retired from Rexam Inc., was a US Army Korean War Veteran, an avid NASCAR fan and a mem-ber of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Survivors include a brother Dr. Joe Craig and wife Margaret of Charlotte and a sister, Ruth Craig Phillps of Lenoir and a special friend Nell Ramsey.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at Carpenter's Funeral and Cremation Services with the Rev. Wayne Key officiating.
Burial will follow the service in City Memorial Cemetery Cherryville. There will be a flag presentation by American Legion Post 100.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 2:45 p.m. prior to the service.
The family would like to thank the Doctors and staff of Caromont Regional Medical Center for the ex-cellent care given to Mr. Craig during the time he was there.
Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net.
Carpenter's Funeral Home
1100 East Main Street Cherryville, NC 28021
Published in Gaston Gazette on July 25, 2014