Funeral Services for Ted Wallis Craig, 84, of Elko, SC will be held three p.m. Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Dr. Chris Mullennix and the Reverend Floyd Dukes officiating; burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from six to eight p.m. Monday, February 5, 2018 at Folk Funeral Home, Williston, SC. Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Alan, Caleb, Dave, Edgar, Joshua, Michael and Nolan Craig. Honorary Pallbearers will be Don Bolton, Larry Fail, Mike McCarty, Gene Nix, Michael Nix, Walker Nix, Clint Youngblood and Derek Youngblood. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given in Ted’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, South Carolina Chapter, 4124 Clemson Blvd.-Ste L, Anderson, SC 29621 or Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation, P.O. Box 151, Drayton, SC 29333.(www.hpcfoundation.org) Ted passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family.
Ted was a lifelong resident of Elko, SC, where he was a successful farmer having owned and operated Craig Farms for 56 years. Ted was the son of the late John C. Craig and Lorena Craig Hallman. He attended Clemson University and was a member of Clemson Iptay for 55 years. He served as a member of the U.S. Air Force National Guard and was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for 47 years. Ted served on the board of directors of Southern Bank in Williston, owned and operated Craig’s Auto Parts in Williston and Springfield and Craig’s Barbecue in Williston. He served on the Barnwell County Development Board and the ASCS committee in Barnwell for many years. He was a member of the S.C. State Firemen’s Assoc., a County Forestry board member, a member of the Elko Fire Department and was a member of the Woodmen of the World. Ted served on the board of Trustees at Jefferson Davis Academy and was very instrumental in the school being established. Ted was a servant, his passion in life was his family, farming and he enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years Patty L. Craig; five sons David Thomas Craig of Elko, John Michael (September) Craig of Aiken, Ted Patrick (Connie) Craig, Mickey Wallis (Tina) Craig, Christopher Kelly (Tina) Craig all of Elko; grandchildren David Thomas (Shannon) Craig, Jr., Edgar Allen Craig, Victoria Elizabeth (Zac) Drafts, John Michael Craig, Jr., Alan Childress Craig, Caleb Bradley Craig, Joshua Cade Craig and GeorgiaAnne Craig; great-grandchildren Emma Grace Craig and Nolan Thomas Craig; a step-sister Nancy Hallman Boco; a step-brother US Army RET B.C. “Chuck” Hallman, Jr.
The Family would like to thank Angel Brabham, Karen Smith, Casandra Brown, Lisa Greenwood and Hospice Care of South Carolina for their care and Ms. Pearline Berry for her care and compassion shown to them during Ted’s illness.
Folk Funeral Home
Monday February 5th, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
170 Elko St
Williston, SC 29853
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church
Tuesday February 6th, 2018
10574 Highway # 37
Blackville, SC 29817
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I am sorry to hear about Mr Ted. He was a good man. Praying for you all.
Submitted by William Darnell on Feb 4 2018 04:52:41 PM
Patty, so sorry to hear of Teds passing .please know that you all are in our prayers
Submitted by Jan and joe waller on Feb 4 2018 04:48:42 PM
Sorry to hear of Ted's passing, ours thoughts and prayers Patti and Family.
Submitted by Cecil and Barbara Berry on Feb 4 2018 04:35:11 PM
So sorry to hear of Mr. Ted's passing. Such a good man.
Submitted by Bob Bonnett on Feb 4 2018 02:34:02 PM
So sorry to hear of Mr. Teds passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Submitted by Gaya Ashba Hutchings on Feb 4 2018 02:15:03 PM
So sorry to hear of Ted’s passing. I am sure he and his fishing buddies (Hugh, Beck, and John) are all together telling some big fish stories now. We pray Patty and the family will feel The loving hands of our Father and the comfort that only He can give at this sad time. Sending you our love, Jean and Phil
Submitted by Jean and Phil Frederick on Feb 4 2018 02:09:54 PM
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I am saddened to hear of Ted's passing. I knew him and Patty my entire life. Please accept my condolences on your loss.
Submitted by Linda VanDerburgh Burkhalter on Feb 4 2018 01:59:28 PM
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