Craig Ellis Favours

Craig Favours

Craig Ellis Favours was born on January 2, 1951, in Columbus, Ohio to Wilbur and Minnie P. Favours. He was the second oldest of ten children.

Craig was called home to be with the Lord on September 14, 2023. He attended Columbus City Schools. He loved track and Martial Arts. He Retired from Western Electric/AT&T/Lucent.

Craig enjoyed traveling and loved to dress. The Ohio State Buckeye was one of his favorite College teams and Cleveland Browns as his Pro team.

Craig loved the Lord and was baptized at an early age at The Church of Christ of the Apostolic Faith.

Craig loved his family, He cherished his children, grandchildren, and great granddaughter.

Craig is preceded in death by his mother, Minnie P. Favours; father, Wilbur Favours (Marguerite); aunt, Sarah Elam; sister, Donnetta Favours; brother-in-law, James Leigh, Jr.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory brothers, Wilbur (Rikkhyia), Michael R., Shane, Daylon; sisters, Denise D., Sarah, Ayrizanna, Sharmell; daughters, Venise Carter, Ravon Smith; Two Sons; grandchildren, Jocellen Huddleston, Madison Dandridge; great granddaughter, Lilly Ochamda; nieces, Denise M., Valouria, Kylese, nephew, Khyree, Carlos Sr.; great nieces, Desirae, Asia, Alexis, Dawnyce; great nephew, Carlos Jr. and a host of family and friends.

Visitation 9:00 AM and Funeral Service 10:00 AM Friday, September 29, 2023 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd.).

Interment at Union Cemetery.

Please keep the family in your prayers as they write Craig’s obituary.

Condolence Messages

  1. You have our Confilrnce .Sorry we are both ill cannot attend .Mr Mrs waymond Jackson

  2. I will be there I love and miss you Craig

  3. Family so sorry for your loss.
    Sorry we can’t be there with you.
    Love your Georgia Family,
    Caramita and Gail

  4. Weeping may endure for a night, but Joy comes in the morning. Good night Craig, we’ll see you in the morning.. a long time friend, Bishop Donald L Miller

  5. To Craig’s family. You have my condolence. Craig is in a good restful peaceful place. Carol Piper

  6. So sorry to hear to hear about your loss. May God continue to comfort you during this most difficult time.


    My sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Craig Favours. May God give you peace and comfort in your time of loss.

  8. Katrina Bethancourt

    My sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Craig Favours. May God give you peace and comfort in your time of loss.

  9. Alondra Thompson

    Denise’s brothers are warm an friendly smile. When ever I saw them. They where like your boy next door. Ready to help shuffle the shoe. In a better

  10. Leaitrice Mangum

    My sincere condolences to the loss of Mr Favors. He was truly a good friend and support person to our family. May he forever rest in heaven from the Mangum family

  11. Elder Delores Greene

    So sorry to hear of your loss. May God continue to bless and console you. Craig was a nice person. It’s been years since I have seen him.

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