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Stanley Yarnell Craig, Jr.

June 27, 1944 - July 31, 2022
Visitation
Rock Springs Baptist Church
201 Rock Springs Rd #1430
Easley, SC 29642
Saturday 8/6, 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
Service
Rock Springs Baptist Church
201 Rock Springs Rd #1430
Easley, SC 29642
Saturday 8/6, 1:30 pm

Reverend Dr. Stanley Yarnell Craig, Jr., 78, of Marietta, beloved husband of the late Elaine Craig, went home to be with His Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 31, 2022. Born in Hattiesburg, MS, he was the son of the late Stanley Craig Sr., and Mary Huggins Craig. Stanley proudly served his country in theContinue Reading

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Tina Garrett Eudy left a message on August 10, 2022:
My Daddy, Rev. Charles Garrett and Pastor Craig stood united many times against the devil in our community. I will always remember them both as soldiers of the Cross who stood faithful and carried the mantle when others did not. Pastor Craig touched so many lives and served the Lord tirelessly for many years. He’s rejoicing in Heaven now with my Daddy. Praying for you all because I know the heartache you feel. May God comfort your hearts as only He can.🙏🏻💙
Sam & Julie Wallen left a message on August 5, 2022:
Corrie, Jonathan, Christie, David & Timmy, We love y’all so much and are praying for you and your families. We were so blessed to have had your dad as our pastor for many years. We were so sad to hear of his passing and it is bittersweet but, Paul tells us to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. We remember your dad saying, if anyone tells you, I’m dead, don’t you believe a word of it, for I will be more alive than ever. Your dad was real and he lived and was faithful to our Lord and Saviour. We love y’all so much and are praying for you. Your dad is experiencing everything he preached about. I can see him now, strolling down those streets of gold holding your precious mother’s hand and both of them rejoicing and singing praises unto the Lord. Love you!”
Sam & Julie Wallen left a message on August 5, 2022:
We were so blessed to have had Pastor Craig be our pastor for many years. He was genuine. He was real and He loved the Lord with all his heart. He cared about people going to hell and he shared the gospel with them and looked for opportunities to share the Word with them. I remember Pastor Craig saying, if anyone tells you I’m dead, don’t you believe them, I will be more alive than I have ever been. Praise the Lord, his suffering is over and now, he’s experiencing what he preached. He loved people and he loved his family. Corrie, Jonathan, Christie, David and Timmy we love y’all. Sam and I are praying for you and y’all families. Your dad is now in heaven and his troubles and trials are over and we will see him again. This is bittersweet but,Paul tells us to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. We know where he is. Praise the Lord for his mercy and goodness. We will miss him but,we will see him again, this is not the end. If we can do anything for y’all (anytime), don’t hesitate to let us know. We are praying for you. We love you!
Eric , Derick & Ted left a message on August 5, 2022:
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Tom Gosnell left a message on August 4, 2022:
My family’s thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very sad time. I started going to Choice Hills Baptist Church in 1975 when I was just 11 years old with my mom and grandmother. What an inspiration and blessing this man was to me and my family over the years. Heaven has gained a great angel !
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Anonymous left a message on August 4, 2022:
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies, our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.
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Debby Plumblee left a message on August 3, 2022:
So sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I was a good friend of your mother’s, and sang in their wedding. I know what it’s like to loose both of your parents. My mother died just a few years ago and my dad some years earlier. It’s not easy. Know that my prayers are with your whole family.
Alison Wood left a message on August 3, 2022:
Our family is praying for all of Pastor Craig's dear family and friends. We were honored to call him pastor and friend for many years. He was one of the first people God used to ignite a passion in my heart for worldwide missions. My family and I spent many nights in his office discussing spiritual things, scripture, and answered prayers. He always seemed excited to serve the Lord and I still remember one of his sermons in which he encouraged our church family to wear the garment of praise. He is with his precious Savior and our family looks forward to seeing him again! Praying especially for Jonathan, Christy, Corrie, David, and Timmy during this time!
David Roth left a message on August 3, 2022:
We loved Br Craig! He was a Godly man. Praying for the family.
Kim and Elizabeth Keenan left a message on August 3, 2022:
We were very sad to hear about Pastor Craig’s passing. He was our minister for many years and we really cared a lot about him. We will be praying for the family.
Mike Bishop left a message on August 3, 2022:
Loved this dear man of God.Never forget all the share-a-thons where he would come in with all the money attached to him,the voice on the radio every morning.praying for the family and all his loved ones
Rebecca Adams left a message on August 3, 2022:
What an amazing man of God. I remember when i was 9 or 10, he saw a pin i had and loved it so much. He traded me a big grocery bag of candy for it. A heart for people and the Lord. Thank you for your testimony. Enjoy your Heavenly home
Karen Gray, Juanita Barnett left a message on August 3, 2022:
Pastor Stan Craig was a true man of God, who stood for what was right even through ridicule and belittlement. I remember him for the man he was and the great and fun times shared with him and his loving, caring, godly wife Elaine. Sent with care, love and prayers for the family. Isaiah 41:10
Michael & Mandy Lining left a message on August 3, 2022:
I served with Dr. Stan as Minister of Music at Choice Hills from 2011-2013. A great way to begin my ministry experience! Dr. Stan was a great mentor and encourager and was very generous to us. We will always remember those great times. Thankful for his life and legacy.
Ernest and Donna Lundy left a message on August 3, 2022:
This wonderful man was one of my very best friends. He and our other two golf buddies, Dr. Collins and Dr. Lyles have gone ahead of me to glory, but I will be there soon. We always said about Stan, "what you see is what you get" He was the same loving, gentle, amazing man no matter where he was or who he was with. I will miss him greatly. See you soon Stan. Brother Lundy
Anonymous left a message on August 2, 2022:
Deepest sympathy and love. Cary and Rosina
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James Burgess left a message on August 2, 2022:
I pray for God's grace strength and peace, would be with each of the family members as they go through this time of bereavement. I praise God for the friendship and influence your dad has had in my life. There is so much of who I am today because of the example pastor Craig set before me, as a young Christian. His earthly days of suffering are now over as he is United with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. What a day, glorious day that will be!
Donna Davis left a message on August 2, 2022:
We're so sorry to hear about Pastor Craig. What a man of God he was. We will be praying for you all!! Love, Anthony & Donna Davis & family
Anonymous left a message on August 2, 2022:
Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers!
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Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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