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Ross (Rosco) Craig

December 27, 1965 ~ November 11, 2018 (age 52)
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          Ross (Rosco) Edward Craig, 52, of Espyville, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer, at UPMC Hamot in Erie. 

          Born December 27, 1965, in Homestead, he was the son of Ross L. and Myrna J. Howcroft Craig. 

          Ross graduated from Steel Valley High School and then earned an automotive technology degree from Steel Center Vocational Technical School.

          He was a “Jack of all trades” and worked in carpentry and construction.

          He was a member of ABATE.  In his younger years, he was a member of the Boy Scouts.     

          Ross was an outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating and camping.  He also loved riding Harley Davidson motorcycles. 

          Survivors include his wife, Carol Trent Craig; his mother, Myrna Craig; six children, Rebecca Juracko and her husband, James, Richard Craig, Cortney Craig, Ross L. Craig and his wife, Shannon, Dennis Craig, Melissa Kniss; five grandchildren, Jessalyn, James, Lucas, Lincoln and Wyatt; three siblings, John Tennant, Joyce Reese and Leonard Craig; and many other family and friends. 

          He was preceded in death by his father, Ross L. Craig; two brothers, Ed Tennant and Phillip Craig; and his friend and cousin, Randy (Bones) Jiricka.

          The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the North Shenango Community Center, 2857 State Hwy 285, Espyville.

          Arrangements are under the direction of Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, 6028 U.S. Highway 6, Linesville.

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