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Craig R. Smith

January 10, 1967 ~ November 14, 2019 (age 52)


                Craig R. Smith, 52, of Sabula, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Mercy Hospital, Clinton.

                Funeral service is 10:00 am on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, November 18, 2019 at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island.  Memorials may be made to the National Autistic Society.

                Craig was born on January 10, 1967 in Rock Island, the son of Marcellin and Norma (Hecks) Smith.  He owned/operated his own semi-tractor trailer and worked for C & W Trucking.  He enjoyed boating, cooking, was always up for an adventure, and spending time with his grandchildren.  Craig loved his two dogs, Sadie and May Belle. 

                Craig is survived by his daughter, Brittany Smith; mother, Norma (Tedd) Stamm; significant other, Michelle Rittmer; step daughters, Brittany Bastian and Lindsey Rittmer; grandchildren, Laina Coakley, Estella Puentes, Hailee Woodhurst, and Brayden and Cooper Bastian; siblings, Stephen (Janet) Smith, Chris (Linda) Smith, Brian (Marcy) Smith, Paula (Randy) Carlson, and Eric (fiancé, Colleen McGuinty) Smith; brother-in-law, Terry McCabe; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father and sister, Kim McCabe.

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November 18, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home & Crematory
201 4th Ave E.
Milan, IL 61264

Funeral Service
November 19, 2019

10:00 AM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home & Crematory
201 4th Ave E.
Milan, IL 61264


Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island
1500 31st Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201

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