Mr. J.S. Craig, Jr., age 89, of Mt. Vernon, KY passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Harrodsburg Health Care Center.
J.S. was born on May 17, 1923 in Crab Orchard, KY to the late Joe Sam Craig, Sr. and Nannie Susan Craig. He spent his days as a farmer. He was a member of Providence Church of Christ, and he enjoyed mules and farming.
Those left to mourn J.S. include: two children: Johnny Craig and wife Louise of Eubank, KY and Jerry Craig of Eubank, KY; his former wife: Opal Christine Reynolds Craig; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers: Gatliff Craig and wife Nell of Brodhead, KY and Benny C. Craig of Mt. Vernon, KY and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Besides his parents, J.S. was preceded in death by: four brothers: John Craig, Jennings Craig, Bill Craig and an infant brother and four sisters: Mabel Taylor, Mary McWhorter, Martha Cope and Julia Hunt.
Funeral services for Mr. J.S. Craig, Jr. will be on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 2 PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals chapel with Chris Craig officiating. Burial will follow at Providence Cemetery.
The visitation for Mr. J.S. Craig, Jr. will be on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 6 PM to 9 PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals chapel.