AMerican Veteran 11

Craig Harold Grabill

September 22, 1946 ~ April 9, 2020 (age 73)


Craig Harold Grabill


Craig Harold Grabill, 73, of Imler, went home to be with the Lord in Heaven early Thursday, April 9th, 2020.

He was born on September 22, 1946; son of the late Harold C. and Laura Gene (Colebaugh) Grabill.

On April 6, 1968, he married his loving wife Mary Lynnette (Arford) Grabill, who survives along with his four children, Melanie B. Miller and husband Daniel of Bedford; Craig H. Grabill II of Bedford; Dion C. Grabill and wife Julia of Everett; Amy L. Leydig and husband Donald E. of Bedford; he has six grandchildren, Nicole Miller; John Rininger; Brianna Grabill; Oliver, Willow, and Fern Grabill; two great-grandsons, Lincoln and Bryson Roy; two sisters, Barbara “Marty” (Grabill) Crist; Linda (Grabill) Walter and husband Danny of Imler.

Craig was a graduate of the Chestnut Ridge High School, Class of 1965. He enlisted in the United States Air Force after graduating and served during the Vietnam Era. He worked for Hedstrom Corp. for 35 years and then for Corle Building Systems. He was a member of the American Legion Post 113, and Moose Lodge 480.

Craig was always known for his sense of humor. He enjoyed riding motorcycle, woodworking, fishing, hunting, mowing, playing computer games, reading and collecting Clive Cussler books.

A memorial service will be held at a later date, with burial at the Imler Valley Cemetery beside his parents. 

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Arrangements by the J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home.

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