Homer Horace Craig
March 30, 1937  -  August 5, 2018

Homer Horace Craig

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Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home
1148 East Plant Street
Winter Garden, FL  34787
Friday, August 10, 2018
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First Baptist Church of Winter Garden
125 E. Plant Street
Winter Garden, FL  34787
Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Winter Garden Cemetery
Lake Butler Blvd
Winter Garden, FL  34787
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Jimmy Crabtree Cancer Fund
PO Box 770446
Winter Garden, FL  34787
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I served in the National Guard.

Homer Horace Craig, 81, of Winter Garden, FL, went to be with Jesus Sunday, August 5, 2018. Homer was born March 30, 1937 in Canfield, Ohio, to the late Russell Leroy and Jessie Florence Clay Craig. After moving to Florida, he attended Edgewater High School.

Homer served his country as a member of the United States National Guard. He owned several businesses over his lifetime, attended First Baptist Church of Winter Garden and was an avid Florida Gator fan.

Homer is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Dorothy Padgett Craig; son, Brian Craig; daughter, Tina Freeman (Ric); grandchildren, Richard Freeman Jr. (Cherie) and Joshua Freeman; siblings, Dean Craig (Margaret), Russell Craig (Martha), Alice Spilliard (David); Great grandchildren, Shyanne, Colton and Kimber; sister-in-law, June Ashley; five nephews and six nieces. He is predeceased by his parents, sister Sue Shriver (Maurice), and a nephew and a niece.

A Funeral Service with Military Honors was held Saturday, August 11, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Winter Garden with interment at Winter Garden Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Homer Craig to:
Jimmy Crabtree Cancer Fund (JCCF)
PO Box 770446, Winter Garden, FL 34777


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  1. Ellie Marshall
    Jackson, GA

    Homer always had a smile and a sweet remark for me. Best of all, he supported his priceless Dorothy in her good works which my family benefitted from greatly - her time, attention, upbeat attitude and warmth. I truly admired his strength and Christian faith. I will miss him.

  2. Cindee Grigson
    Little Rock,, AR

    My heart felt prayers for your family during this deeply sorrowful time. I can still hear Homers laugh and quick remarks in SS at FBCWG. He will be greatly missed.
    Hugs to Dorothy and Brian. I’m so sorry I won’t be there to honor Homer, he was an honorable and wonderful man.

  3. Bill and Brenda Faulkner
    Grovetown, GA

    We are praying for all if you as you walk this difficult time. We have many fond memories of our time with Homer. He was so much fun to be with .His love for Jesus, his family, friends and church was so evident. We will see you again Homer .

  4. Ethel Henderson
    Ocoee, FL

    Dorothy and family, Sorry to hear of your loss. Know my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Harry and Sue Wolf
    Little Switzerland, NC

    Our hearts go out to Dorothy and Brian as you go through these days. The whole family will continually be in our prayers. But what a special gift to have known Homer! We remember a happy man with a big, bright smile and always a kind word of greeting. Now he is well and whole as never before, but we will miss him. We send you our love.

  6. Ronnie & Diane Rakes
    Port Saint Lucie, FL

    Brian & Family
    Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Homer.
    He will always hold a special place in our hearts.

  7. Jason & Tamarah Fields
    Lake Hamilton, FL

    Brian, we are so saddened to hear of your father’s passing. Our sincere condolences and prayers are with your family at this time.

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