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Cecil Dwayne Craig

June 25, 1949 October 8, 2018
Cecil Dwayne Craig
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Obituary for Cecil Dwayne Craig

Cecil Dwayne “C.D.” Craig, 69 of Marion, passed away 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 8, 2018 at his residence.

Cecil worked for the Illinois Central Railroad and after retirement operated a produce stand.

Cecil was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the V. F. W. Post # 1301 in Marion.

Cecil was born June 25, 1949 in DuQuoin, Illinois to Cletis Wayne and Lorene Pearl (Conner) Craig.

Surviving are his mother and step-father, Lorene and Harry Jackson of Creal Springs; his children, Tanja and Sandra of Germany, Tara (Matt) Nielsen of O’Fallon, MO, Betheny (Dave) Hurt of Marion, Shayna (Jesse) Drew of Benton, Travis (Alexia) Sink of Marion; ten grandchildren; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Dennis and Kathy Craig of Creal Springs, Leonard and Linda Craig of Creal Springs, Ronnie and Lisa Craig of Creal Springs and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father; infant daughter, Elizabeth Dawn Craig; four brothers, Danny Wayne Craig, Cletis Craig, Jr., Harvey Craig, Donnie Craig and a sister, Patricia Smith.

Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2018 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. John Burnett officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment with military rites conducted by the V.F.W. Post # 1301 and the IL Army National Guard Honor Detail will be in County Line Cemetery at Creal Springs.


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Visitation

Friday

12

Oct

10:00 AM 10/12/2018 10:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 10/12/2018 1:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Funeral Services

Friday

12

Oct

1:00 PM 10/12/2018 1:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

County Line Cemetery Final Resting Place

Wagon Creek Road
Creal Springs, IL 62922

Wagon Creek Road Creal Springs 62922 IL
United States
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