Obit of John William Craig. The Pantagraph, Bloomington, IL. 24 Jul 1945, Tues. Page 3.
John W. Craig Dies at Home John W. Craig died at his home at 1312 Colton avenue, Monday at 5:45 p. m. The body was taken to the Beck Memorial home. Serv ices will be held there at 2 :30 p. m. Thursday. Burial will be in Hopewell cemetery. Downs. Mr. Craig was born July 12 1875, at Downs. He lived in Hey-worth Hey-worth Hey-worth for a number of years, and later moved to Hammond, Ind., wnere he was employed as an engineer on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. Ill health forced him to retire two years ago. Mr. Craig was a member of the Masonic lodge. No. 251, Heyworth and the Brotherhood of Locomo tive Engineers, division 582, Chi cago. He is survived by the wife Bessie M. Craig; a son, Porter M Chicago; a grandson, John M. Craig, who is in army aviation at Orlando, Fla.; four sisters, Mrs. Nettie Mikel, Downs; Mrs. Bessie Panning, Mrs. Lucy Jones, and Mrs. Delia Chariton, all of Bloomington; Bloomington; two brothers, Cheney Craig, Normal, and Floyd, of Heyworth.