MANSFIELD — Craig R. Brown died March 20, 2012, in his home following an extended illness.
Craig was born Dec. 12, 1947, in Columbus, to Robert and Lee (Funk) Brown. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1969. He taught math at OSU, 1969-71. Completing Ashland Theological Seminary in 1974, Craig answered the Lord’s call to minister.
Surviving are wife, Phyllis Brown; brother, Bradley Brown; stepdaughters, Aimee (Scott) Blevins, Shelly Bartholow and Ellen Packard James; five grandchildren; two nieces.
Craig was preceded in death by his parents.
Calling hours will be Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m., Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m.. in the United Methodist Church of the Cross, 236 Otterbein Drive, Lexington. Pastors Scott Blevins and Susan Lausch will officiate. Graveside service will be Friday at 2 p.m. in Glen Rest Memorial Gardens, Reynoldsburg.
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