WARREN A. CRAIG
MONROE — Warren A. Craig, 90, of Monroe, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 21, 2014.
Born on Aug. 20, 1923 in Fairhaven, he was the son of the late Francis & Katie (Jones) Craig. A 1941 graduate of Camden High School, Warren proudly served in the US Army during WWII, serving in England, France, Austria and Germany as a Radio & Linesman Tech. He was awarded the Purple Heart during his service in Germany.
A long-time resident of Preble County, (Eaton & Camden) he also lived in Corpus Christi, Texas, Branson, Missouri, and West Columbia, Texas.
He retired as a civil servant from the Army Helicopter Repair Center (ARADMAC) at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas as a computer systems analyst. He was very active in his church and community, having served at the First Brethren Church in Camden, and was an active member of Berean Baptist Church in Middletown.
He also served as a city councilman; voting precinct judge; and on various city committees in the communities where he resided. Warren was a devoted husband and father, and his leadership will be greatly missed.
He was preceded by his wife of 60 years, Imogene V. (Boling) Craig in 2003; brothers, Chester, Robert, and Alden Craig; sisters, Pearl Spitler and Lola Bullard, and grandson, Nathan Craig.
He is survived by his wife, Bobbie (Wenzelburger) Craig of Monroe; children, Barbara (Charles) Hoover of Denver, Colorado, Judy (David) Taylor of Middletown, Larry W. (Linda) Craig of Tyler, Texas and Rick (Charlene) Craig of Farmersville, Texas; step-sons, Greg (Robin) Meyer of Fenton, Missouri and Ron Meyer of Toledo; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends who helped make his journey here very special.
Funeral service was held on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Nein-Barnes Funeral Home, 249 N. Main St., Camden, with Brother Larry W. Craig officiating. Interment was held in Fairmount Cemetery in Camden.
Online condolences via www.barnesfuneralhome.com