October 18, 1930 ~ April 27, 2012
Redondo Beach, CA
Craig, James W. "Jim"
Native of Newburg, NY, born October 18, 1930, he was the son of Nora Ryan Craig and Leslie D. Craig. Jim was a Korean War Veteran and a construction work after his discharge. He moved to California in 1968 and retired from MTA after many years of service as a bus driver. A long-time resident of Redondo Beach, California, Jim is survived by his wife Heling and his sisters Shirley Enkler, Virginia Noll and Madeline Libolt, all current residents in the Hudson Valley; his children Shelley Coombs Wilcock, Jodi Brown, Kevin Craig, Jami Larssan, Leslie Collins and Joni Turquand; and predeceased by his son James K. Craig. Known as Pop-pop to his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren his legacy to them is his love for the game of baseball and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Memorial Service 2:00 pm, May 7, 2012, Rice Mortuary, Torrance, CA. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to Redondo Sunset Youth Baseball, www.redondosunsetfundraiser.com.