- 84 years old
- Date of birth: Jul 18, 1926
- Date of passing: Aug 12, 2010
|A Celebration of the Life of Malvin Craig will be held at 5pm on Sunday August 15, 2010 at Wings of Faith Fellowship located at 5066 64th Avenue Road, Ocala, FL 34472. In lieu of flowers, Mal has requested that donations be made to Operation Compassion|
"Well, Dad! I know you are having a big time in heaven celebrating your birthday! Today I also celebrate that both of my kids were dedicated to the Lord on your birthday - Noah, eight years ago and Eliana only two years ago. This day will always be special to me because I get to celebrate the dedication of my children on your birthday. I miss you as I know many others do too."
"Today is your Birthday!!! I still miss you wish I was there."
"I'm teaching bible study tonight on your birthday Dad, I hope you enjoy watching from above."
"I miss you more today than a year ago! But I wouldn't call you back for any reason because I know your rejoicing with my Daddy in heaven and has had him laughing ever since you've been there like you did so many years ago! I love you Dad!"
"Today its been a year, I know you are having fun in heaven! We miss you!"
"I know your birthday celebration yesterday was the greatest ever, I love you Dad."
"Happy Birthday Daddy!"
"Happoy Birthday Mal, I miss you and all I want to do today is cry but I know you are better off and not in pain,"
"Happy Birthday to an amazing papa! I think of you often but am comforted to know your in the arms of Jesus. I love and miss you so much!"
"Thinking of Mal today... Yours actions spoke volumes about your heart!"
"Hey Daddy...I thought about you all weekend as I sat in adjuster training class learning how to do dimensional graphing, sketching roofs and floor plans and stuff for construction estimating. I remember you telling me that geometry, algebra and calculus would come in handy one day but I just never believed until now. YOU WERE RIGHT! I love you! Smooches!"
"Bobby and I will miss your jokes and friendly smile. With Earline's permission I will continue to pick a magnolia when they are in bloom as you always insisted I did.
"Your saying "Richley Blessed & Highley Favored" I have adopted from the first time you said it to me. I am richley blessed & highley favored to have been blessed with your friendship! Thank you"
"Mr. Mal, You have many times been a bright light in the life of me and the girls. Your compassion and love will always be appreciated and remembered. Regina"
"Mal, We didn't see each other often, but I guess I'll always remember "richly blessed and highly favored". I know you are laughing and enjoying your new body, but please let the angels rest."
"mal we will always remember you as a friend & a great sunday school teacher"
"You were always filled with encouraging words and kindness to me and my family. I will miss not seeing you in church, but know we will meet again in heaven. Love you Earlene"
"Mal, you were always such a man of integrity and a very good friend for many years. Also a kind and funny man. I know you will be missed. My Deepest sympathy to Earlene, Bo, and family."
"A great man has received his "Well Done"
What wonderful memories we have of Mal's sense of humor and his love of God and Earlene. He always welcomed us into his home in Tex and in Va Love you Earlen"
"You were always a great strength to me and my children making us laugh and seeing we had the necessities of life I know you are in the presence of the KING Love you and love you dearly too Earlene"
"We love you Uncle Mal. I'm so thankful that you are whole again. I know your in Heaven because I think I heard some angels laughing. My heart smiles at the thought."
"As your candle has dimmed on this earth, may your soul shine and glisten in the ray of The Son, Your journey on this earth is over, but your life has just begun! - Shane Dodson 8/14/2010"
"I have loved you for over 33 years and it is going to be hard living without you only yesterday I walked out in the garage and called my brother Mal."
"My heart breaks for you all! Papa Craig brought alot of smiles to alot of people and he will be greatly missed! You all are in my everyday thoughts and prayers! I love you all!"
"My love and prayers are with all of you."
"Papa, thank you for your example of a great man of God. You were always a rock for us to lean on and i will miss your compassion for those in need and your many many jokes! love you papa!!!!"
"I will never forget every time I walked in the door he would say "JC!". I will miss you sooooo much! I love you dearly Papa!!!!"
"I never grew "man" enough to fill your shoes, I'll do my best to fill my own, love your son Bo"
"Good Bye Big Guy, we will truely miss having you with us,you where a RICHLY Bless man of GOD, Go and rest in peace, To the Wife & family we will be praying for you in the time of your loss,we love you"
"I think the thing I will miss the most is way you made us laugh. And there wasn't ever a time as I was leaving you forget to tell me how much you loved me. I love you, but I will see you again.
"You will greatly missed by so many, and thought of everyday! Love You the Most!!! Ronda, Jerry Bob, Samantha, Wes, Robert And Kysha....."
"We will miss you, Dad! Love Scott, Hope, Noah and Eliana"
"We Love You!
Shane, Wendi, Savannah and Makenzi"