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Samuel Craig Obituary

Samuel James
Samuel James "Sam" Craig

November 10, 1929 - November 12, 2017
Born in Memphis, TN
Resided in Asheville, North Carolina


Samuel J. Craig

Asheville- Samuel “Sam” James Craig, 88, of the Deerfield Community, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the CarePartners Solace Center following several years of declining health.

A native of Memphis, TN, Sam was born the oldest son of the late Samuel James Craig, Jr. and Bonnie Shelton Craig. He graduated from VPI in 1953 with a degree in aeronautical engineering. He was employed at Northrop-Grumman Corp. for many years, specializing in flight control systems.

He is survived by his loving wife Caroline Edwards Craig of Asheville; one brother, Edward Shelton Craig, nephew Steven Craig and a niece, Barbara Sullivan, all of Atlanta, GA.

A memorial service celebrating Sam’s life will be held at a later date.

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.



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