11/16/39 - 11/14/20

Graveside service honoring the life of Harold Joe Craig were held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Cassell Cemetery, Converse, La. Officiating the service were Rev. Jimmy Price.

Joe was born on November 16, 1939 in Converse, Louisiana to Luther Otto Craig and Ethelyn Fleming Craig. He entered into eternal rest on November 14, 2020 in Mansfield, Louisiana.

Joe’s favorite past times were riding the back-roads and visiting with family and friends. He spent many years dirt track car racing and was an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting and fishing.

Preceding Joe in death are his parents; his wife, Helen Springer Craig; son, Rod Craig; and brother, Tim Craig.

He is survived by his daughter Ginger Craig and Kelley Lee of Coushatta, La; daughter-in-law Donna Craig of Mansfield, La; sister, Linda Jagneaux of Converse, La; brother Johnnie Craig of Converse; his grandchildren Darrah Craig, Toby Chamberlin, Misti Tanner, Taylor Lee and Tanner Lee along with his greatgrandchildren, Bailey Chamberlin, Morgan Chamberlin, Eli Tanner and Ali Masri.

Honoring Joe as pallbearers were his nephews Kerwin Craig, Kenneth Craig, Clint Craig, Brad Craig, Michael Craig, Jeff Jagneaux, Kirk Jagneaux, Greg Cowdin and Eugene Cowdin, Jr.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Barry Dale Rambin, Bo Calhoun, Ronnie Vickers, Richard Shaw, Andy Robbins, Mikie Rambin, Dennis Birdwell, Gary McConathy and Kevin McWhorter.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis TN in honor of Kaylie Craig or The Ginger Craig Softball Scholarship Fund at Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, La.

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