Caesar W. Craine

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Caesar W. Craine

August 03, 1932 - March 07, 2019

Caesar W. Craine Caesar W. Craine, 86, of Ellwood City was called home Thursday, March 7, 2019, from the Ellwood City Medical Center.
Born Aug. 3, 1932, in Wampum, he was the son of the late Wyatt Craine and Era Craine Allen.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Coy Allen; a stepson-in-law, Leonard Hill; and four sisters, Dorothy Etta Daniels, Iona Bernard, Helen Elizabeth Craine and Sarah Lee Eady.
He was married to Ruby McDonald Craine for 45 years. They were married Nov. 22, 1973.
Caesar graduated from Wampum High School in 1951. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force. Caesar retired from the B&W in 1985, where he was a crane operator. He also worked in the maintenance department at Hillview Manor for 14 years.
He was an active member and Deacon Emeritus of the First Baptist Church in Chewton. He was also a former Deacon at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Beaver Falls.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby; one son, James Lowery of New Brighton; one stepdaughter, Denise M. Hill of Ellwood City; three brothers, Harold Allen of Maryland, Richard Allen of Florida and Ronald Allen of Youngstown, Ohio; three grandchildren, Jaerhyn, Keisha and Michael Lowery; and two great-grandchildren, Jekier and Khylen Edwards. He is also survived by his godchildren, Lymara Allen and Timmy Conkle; Ernest Johnson, who was like a brother to him; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Visiting hours will be held 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019, at the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum. Funeral services will be held noon Tuesday at the First Baptist Missionary Church in Chewton with his pastor, the Rev. Eric Board officiating.
Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.
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Published on March 8, 2019
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6 posts

Toranda Lyles
Mar 12, 2019
Warmest wishes for comfort in this very difficult time. Always will remember him being a sweet and funny man. Very kind. Will be missed greatly.
Denice Daye
Mar 12, 2019
In the Spirit I can see the Craine siblings having a great Heavenly Reunion. That gives me Peace and Joy!! Sending Love and and Peace to you Aunt Ruby♥️
William O Thompson
Mar 12, 2019
Another dear friend has gone home to be with the Lord. My prayers and deepest sympathy are with you your daughter and family.
Mar 11, 2019
Aunt Ruby, I don’t have words that can replace the miss in your heart. I just know my uncle is celebrating and rejoicing being in the arms of God. I know we both will see him again,. You both shared a beautiful life of love and great memories. May Our God continue to bless you. Love You Arnita
Kelly Anderson
Mar 10, 2019
Heartfelt Condolences to Ms. Ruby and family. May the lord wrap his arms around you and give you comfort in this time of sadness. Caesar was one of my favorite coworkers at Hillview Manor, and he was the sweetest man, he used to walk around trying to have a stern look on his face but it never worked and his smile would light up the whole room. He had my utmost respect. I have often wondered how he was doing since leaving Hillview. I will always remember him with love and fondness. He will be missed. May God bless you all. Kelly Anderson
Kim Stevens
Mar 09, 2019
My Condolences to James Lowery and Family. May God comfort you and keep you during this difficult time. I will continue to keep you all in prayer. Blessings