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Richard D. Craig

May 8, 1941 September 7, 2018
Richard D. Craig
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Obituary for Richard D. Craig

Richard D. (Dick) Craig, 77, of Aberdeen, MD, passed away Friday, September 7, 2018 at Citizens Care and Rehabilitation in Havre de Grace after a long fought battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
Born on May 8, 1941, Dick was the son of the late Faye and Mary Bennett Craig. He was a veteran, serving in the National Guard for 8 years, and worked for the Federal Government at Bainbridge and retired from Aberdeen Proving Ground as a management analyst. He was a past President of the Aberdeen Lions Club and chaired the Christmas tree sale for many years. He was also a member of the Aberdeen Jaycees, holding many offices, including President. He enjoyed playing softball and pitched for the Grace United Methodist Church softball team, the Jaycees and the Marylander Club. He was active in civic affairs serving on the city of Aberdeen’s Zoning and Appeals Board, as well as the Planning Commission. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and sang in the choir at church, as well as the Harford Choral Society.
His hobbies were many. He collected magnets, baseball caps, cards, pens and letter openers among many other objects on his and his wife’s many trips around the country. He also collected wizards and Van Briggle pottery. Dick also loved photography, working in the yard and being the family “handyman”. He enjoyed watching sporting events, playing games and attending his grandchildren’s many activities.
Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife Marilyn Craig, two daughters, Connie Seibert and her husband David of Colora, MD, and Dr. Mary Beth Craig-Buckholtz and her husband Chris of Bel Air; a brother Dennis Craig and his wife Diane of Olympia, WA; a sister Carol Johnson and her husband Ray of Florence, AZ; and 6 grandchildren, Hannah Seibert, Craig Seibert, Gavin Ward, Cassidy Ward, Bryan Buckholtz and Morgan Buckholtz.
A visitation will be held at Tarring Cargo Funeral Home, P.A., 333 S. Parke Street, Aberdeen, MD on Monday, September 10, 2018 from 6-8:00 pm. Services will be held at Grace United Methodist Church, 110 W. Bel Air Avenue, Aberdeen, MD 21001. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church or the Aberdeen Lions Club.

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6:00 PM 9/10/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 AM 9/10/2018 8:00:00 AM
Tarring-Cargo Funeral Home

333 S Parke St.
Aberdeen, MD 21001

Tarring-Cargo Funeral Home
333 S Parke St. Aberdeen 21001 MD
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1:30 PM 9/11/2018 1:30:00 PM
Grace Methodist Church

110 West Bel Air Avenue
Aberdeen, MD 21001

Grace Methodist Church
110 West Bel Air Avenue Aberdeen 21001 MD

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Grace Methodist Church

110 West Bel Air Avenue
Aberdeen, MD 21001

Aberdeen Lions Club


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