Obituary for Robert B. Craig, Jr.


Robert B. Craig, Jr.

October 12, 1946 - September 17, 2019

Robert B. Craig, Jr. died Sept. 17th, 2019 in Indianapolis, IN. He is survived by his wife, Sally Kepner Craig

Sons, Clay (Nikki) Craig and Zachary (Eunice) Craig

Stepsons, Brad (Mary) Zeedyk, Paul (Anastasia) Zeedyk and Scott (Lynn) Zeedyk.

Also mourning his loss are twin brother Michael (Rose) Craig, and sister Ruth Craig.

Born Oct. 12, 1946 in New Albany, IN to Betty and Robert Craig, and a graduate of New Albany H.S., Bob was an Army veteran and a graduate of Indiana University Southeast.  Bob retired in 2011 after a satisfying career in Human Resources. He was an energetic volunteer at his church, Moose Lodge 2079, Easter Seals Crossroads Job Club, Hunger, Inc., and Indy Honor Flight.

Bob was kind, generous and loving to six grandchildren, a large extended family and many friends. His advice always included “Believe in yourself.”

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2, 3 pm at
Friedens United Church of Christ
8300 S. Meridian St, Indpls, IN 46217
Calling will take place 1-3 pm before service with
Pastor Marc Hayden officiating

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
Mooseheart Child City and School, Inc., Mooseheart, IL 60539

Easter Seals Crossroads, Indianapolis
Hunger, Inc., Indianapolis
Indy Honor Flight
Friedens United Church of Christ

Ian and Erin Parker posted on November 2, 2019

What a blessing it was to have had him in all of our lives. I am so thankful for the time he had with our Aunt Sally as I couldn’t possibly wish for a better companion. He will be sorely missed by us all. He was truly unique in his abundance of care and compassion for others and will be remembered for both his humor and soothing personality that made every one around him feel comfortable, accepted and at peace. His presence in our lives was truly the Lords work and gift to us all. I am comforted to know he’ll be there waiting for us. Bob you are the real deal. We love you and pray for you and may God bless you and keep you in the palm of his hand until our joyful reunion. Much love - Ian, Erin, Megan, Michelle, Isabella and Paris.

Marjorie Duryea posted on October 23, 2019

Bob was an amazing volunteer for Easterseals Crossroads employment division. Over a period of six years, Bob helped many individuals with disabilities with their job searches. He was kind and encouraging to each person with whom he worked, and his dedication and work ethic was a model for us all. We were truly blessed to have him on our team, and I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with him and to know him personally.

Rev. Teri Lynn S Stackhouse posted on October 18, 2019

Praying for the family and friends. Bob was a colleague on the Committee on Ministry and in the Conference will be very much missed. I am so sorry for your loss. Pastor Teri Lynn Stackhouse


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