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Jerry S. Craig

August 24, 1945 November 10, 2012
Jerry S. Craig
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Jerry S. Craig, age 67, of Greenville, IL passed away November 10, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. Jerry was born in Terre Haute, IN on August 24, 1945 the son of Harold T. and Eleanor P. (Wells) Craig. He graduated from Taylorville High School in 1963. He followed his father's footsteps and drove a semi truck for 20 years. In 1988 Jerry and his wife Pam made Greenville, IL their home and Jerry began a 26 year career with Mercer Transportation of Louisville, KY as regional manager. Jerry leaves behind his wife of 26 years Pam (Babbitt) Craig, his mother Ellie of Marshall, his children, Jeannie Spivey and husband Tony of Charleston, Jerry S. Craig II and wife Eve of Springfield, MO, John D. Craig and wife Beth of Chandler, AZ, Mike Donaldson and wife Kelly of Chatham, Stephanie Birch and husband Jeff of Naperville. He also leaves behind 14 grandchildren, Mick Spivey, Lauren, David, Emily, Katie & Molly Craig, Ellie & Zoey Craig, Tyler Donaldson, Brooke Goeckner and fianc̩e Tyler Siddens, Zach Morrison, Connor, Caleb, and Chloe Birch. Brother Jack W. Craig and wife Debby of Marshall, many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Jerry was preceded in death by his father and granddaughters Rachel and Caitlin Craig. Jerry was loved by all and will be sorely missed by his family, many friend, and his beloved dog Willie. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 7 PM at The Greenville First Christian Church. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 PM prior to the service In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Bond County Hospice or The Greenville First Christian Church.

Service:

Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 7 PM

Greenville First Christian Church 1100 Killarney Drive



Visitation:

Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 5-7 PM

Greenville First Christian Church 1100 Killarney Drive

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