He was the loving husband of Rebecca A. “Becky” (Van Noy) Craig. The couple married June 29, 1965 and had 50 happy years together.
Ron was born on August 2, 1948 in Elmira, NY, son of the late Glenn L. and Emily June (Seymour) Craig. He was a 1966 graduate of Troy High School and was a Construction and Maintenance Supervisor at Cummings Lumber until his retirement in 2010. Ron loved the Lord and was a founding member of Grace Community Church of Troy. He was gifted with his hands and readily used that gift to serve others. Ron was a true outdoorsman. He loved hunting and fishing, marksmanship and archery, working with wood, and just being “On the Hill’. Ron was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend; he will be greatly missed.
Ron is survived by wife Becky; daughters Wendy K. Schultheis (Rich Bruce), Clifton Heights, PA, and Tracey L. (Tad) Culkin, East Troy; beloved grandchildren: Caden Brock Schultheis, Zachary Thaddeus Culkin, Madison Schultheis, Jacob Culkin, Izabelle Culkin, and Zadie Culkin; brothers and sisters: Glenn (Gail) Craig, Melbourne, FL, Linda (Dale) McClelland, Gillett, PA, Carolyn Craig,Troy, Darla (Neil) Moore, Elmira; several nieces and nephews, along with his “deer” friend Bill Wilkinson.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents and his in-laws Jacob and Doris Van Noy.
The memorial service to honor Ron’s life was held January 2, at the First Baptist Church of Troy, Troy with Pastor Dylan Pepper officiating. The Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Troy, PA has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial donations be made in Ron’s memory in lieu of flowers to Grace Community Church c/o D. Pepper Box 91 Troy, PA 16947 or to Guthrie Hospice 421 Tomahawk Drive Towanda, PA 18848.
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