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Harold T. Craig Jr.



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Date published: 4/26/2013

Harold T. Craig Jr.

Harold Thomas "Tommy" "PaPa" Craig Jr., 76, of Hartwood passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, April 24, 2013, with his wife of 21 years by his side.

Survivors include his loving wife, Betty Jean Villhauer; and their adopted daughter, Alyssa Corrine of the home; five sons, Dennis Craig (Margaret), Kevin "Peter" Craig (Terry), Tim Craig (Beth), Chris Craig and Charles Craig (Vicki); one daughter, Joyce Chewning; two stepdaughters, Laurie Reiss (Stefan) and Susan Villhauer Craig; one sister, Helen Hairfield; one half brother, Claude Craig (Karen); 12 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his stepmother, Frances Craig; and a host of family and friends.

He also leaves behind his faithful and beloved toy poodle, Sierra Mist, who stayed at his side, both under and on top of the covers, to keep him warm and comforted.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sylvia Lucille Shepherd Craig; his father, Harold Thomas "Sparky" Craig Sr.; and his mother, Catherine Helen Craig.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Richland Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division Inc.; or to the American Stroke Association/American Heart Association.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.