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Michael M. Craig

Obituary for Michael M. Craig

August 21, 1954 - October 23, 2019
Piedmont, South Carolina | Age 65


Michael Melvin Craig, 65, of Piedmont, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at his home.

Born in Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, he was the son of Melvin H. Craig and the late Bobbie Smith Helms. He proudly served our country in the United States Air Force.

Mike had a long career in transportation. He drove truck for US Food Service for over 20 years and for VF Jeanswear for over 10 years. He received several awards for driving over a million miles safely. He was an avid fisherman and guaranteed anyone could catch fish with him leading the way. He also loved his Lord and Savior and was a member of Brandon Baptist Church.

Surviving are his loving wife, Gail Carlton Craig; father, Melvin H. Craig; stepson, Rick McDowell; sister, Sonya Deck and her husband Mike; and two nephews, Tyler Deck and Scott Deck.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 28, 2019 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Robinson Funeral Home - Powdersville Road. Entombment will follow at Graceland West Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 12:30pm - 1:45pm at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Compassus Hospice, 16 Mills Avenue, Unit 6, Greenville, SC 29605.

Condolences may be expressed online at or in person at Robinson Funeral Home - Powdersville Road, which is assisting the family.


Graceland Cemetery West
4814 White Horse Road
Greenville, SC 29611

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    Greenville, SC 29605

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1425 Powdersville Road
Easley, SC 29642
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