Obituary: Mark Alan “Sparky” Craig

October 6, 1953 – February 7, 2020

Mark Alan “Sparky” Craig, 66, of Orleans, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born October 6, 1953, in Bedford, he was the son of Lowell and Ruth (Helton) Craig.  He married Anna L. “Sissy” Lee December 22, 1999.

Mark was a retired millwright and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding motorcycles.   He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Survivors include his wife, Sissy Craig of Orleans; son, Alan Craig of  Bloomington; step-daughters, Julie Tow of Mitchell and Kari Kinder of El Paso, Texas; grandchildren, Jae Tolbert of Bedford, Kristopher (Erendira) Kinder of El Paso, Texas; great-granddaughter, Eluzai Kinder; brother-in-law, Kenny Archer of  Bedford; nephews,  Robbie Downham, Brad Downham, and several uncles and aunts   

His parents; sister, Diane Archer; and nephew, Bruce Downham, preceded him in death.

Cremation was chosen and celebration of life will be at a later date.

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