Texas retailer John B. Craig dies at 75
January 21, 2011,
LONGVIEW, Texas — John B. Craig, owner and operator of furniture retailers Craig Furniture and Manly's Furniture, has died at age 75.
A Navy veteran, Craig founded Craig Furniture in Marshall, Texas, in 1972. He later purchased Manly's Furniture in Longview in 1984. He semi-retired in 2005.
Craig's survivors include his wife, a daughter, a son, five brothers and one sister. Craig's wife, daughter, son and son-in-law are involved in the operation of Craig Furniture and Manly's Furniture.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Texas Lions Camp, P.O. Box 290247, Kerrville, Texas 78029-0247. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.downsfuneralhome.com.