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
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.
Ellie MarshallJackson, GA
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.
Cindee GrigsonLittle Rock,, AR
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 .
Bill and Brenda FaulknerGrovetown, GA
Dorothy and family, Sorry to hear of your loss. Know my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ethel HendersonOcoee, FL
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.
Harry and Sue WolfLittle Switzerland, NC
Brian & Family
Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Homer.
He will always hold a special place in our hearts.
Ronnie & Diane RakesPort Saint Lucie, 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.
Jason & Tamarah FieldsLake Hamilton, FL