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Updated: 07/31/2014 08:00:00AM

Victor Alan Craig

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Victor Alan Craig, 81, of Arcadia, Fla., died Sunday, July 27, 2014.

He was born Dec. 15, 1932, in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Sgt. Ellis and Doris Craig.

Victor served in the U.S. Air Force, and after retiring as a Master Sergeant in Wichita Falls, Texas, he moved his family to Chicago, Ill. He worked at the VA Hospital repairing medical electronic equipment. He moved to Arcadia to help his parents build a mobile home park, eventually building Craig’s RV Park.

He enjoyed church activities, rebuilding trailers to sell, fixing and designing things, dancing, bowling, RVing every summer, tinkering in his garage, and meeting friends at restaurants. He was a Brownville volunteer fire department chief, mailman, DHS band booster president, deputy sheriff posse, school bus driver, Sunday school director, deacon, and was involved in Boy and Girl Scouts.

He leaves behind his wife, Sue; children, Cindy Mott and Vicky (Allen) Wickey, Richard Hawthorne and David (Catherine) Hawthorne; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Victor was preceded in death by his son, Alan; first wife, Sara; and granddaughter, Jennifer Wickey.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

The family will begin meeting friends at 10 a.m., until the memorial services at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Arcadia.

Arrangements are by Robarts Family Funeral Home, Wauchula, Fla.


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