Born May 1, 1951 at Caruthersville, he was the son of Ruby Nell Brooks Holligan and the late Russell D. Craig.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church at Caruthersville and a member of the Moose Lodge at Ill.
On Nov. 21, 1987 he married Pamela S. Clausen, who survives.
Other survivors include three daughters, Michelle Craig of California, Teresa Craig of Arizona, and Amanda Nowman and husband Jonathan of Caruthersville, one granddaughter, Alaina Smith of California, three brothers, Terry Craig of Manteno, Ill., Gary Craig of Maryville, Ohio, and David Craig and wife Nola of Caruthersville, and one half-brother, Frank Keeling of Peotone, Ill.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 22 at the First Presbyterian Church at Caruthersville with Dr. Kirwin Stewart officiating. Burial was at the Dry Bayou Cemetery located north of Hayti, Mo.
Pallbearers included Rick Clausen, Kevin Clausen, Kurt Clausen, Kyle Clausen, Mike Morrone and John Nowman.
John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti was in charge of arrangements.