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Dale L. Craig Jr., 62, of Albion, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013 at his house on Bear Lake.
Born April 20, 1951 in Elkhart, he was the son of Dale LeRoy Craig Sr. and Marilyn Sue (Pippenger) Craig.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1976 and worked at Dana Corporation in Columbia City for more than 45 years.
On June 20, 1985, he married Susan K. Agler at Bear Lake. He was a member of the NRA and enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching sports and NASCAR Sundays.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Susan Craig; daughters, Amy (Pete) Flores of Elkhart, Dawn (Nathan) Jones of Albion, Kari (Sean) Alexander of Albion, Christy (Todd Francen) Craig of Albion and Kala (Josh) Wingard of Goshen; seven brothers; four sisters; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Richard Hatton.
Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City.
Memorials may be given in Mr. Craigâ€™s memory to the final expense account in care of DeMoney-Grimes.
Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.