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Allen Craig

Nov 13, 2017

Allen Ray Craig, 81, of New London, died November 9, 2017.

Visitation begins noon, Friday at Elliott Chapel with the family present 5:00-7:00 p.m. Celebration of Life will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church.

Cremation has been accorded. Private family inurnment will be at Trinity Cemetery. A memorial has been established in lieu of flowers. Complete obituary may be viewed at


He was born September 10, 1936 in Gary, Ind. to Ray and Mary Ashby Craig. September 6, 1958 he married Nyla Sue Jobe in Hobart, Ind.


He was a meat manager at Jewel and Eagles; worked at Heatilator; then drove for Munson Trucking and Brad Moutrie Trucking. A member of Calvary Baptist Church, he accepted Christ at the age of 19 - most important decision Allen ever made. He was helpful, caring and had a heart for others. They loved wintering in Texas. He had a great love for God, his family and cars.


He graduated from Hobart  High School and was in the Army.


Survivors include his wife; daughter, Joy (Greg) Kirchoff; grandsons, Connor and Cole; nieces and nephews. Preceeding him in death are his parents; daughter, Kami; and sister, Mary Lou Healy.

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