Celebrating the life of Christopher "Chris" Craddick
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He was born on September 12, 1989 in Peoria, IL to Jane Bauman and David Craddick.
Surviving are his parents, Jane (Bauman) Hildebrand of Fort Myers, FL, Dave (Shannon) Craddick of East Peoria, IL; fiancée, Renee Nyberg of Peoria, IL; son, Landon Christopher of Clarksville, TN; sister, Jennifer Hildebrand of Fort Myers, FL; brother, Cole Craddick of East Peoria, IL and paternal grandmother, Sandy Craddick of Washington, IL.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Libby Bauman; paternal grandfather, Robert Craddick and sister, Shelby Craddick.
Chris had a way of bringing laughter and fun into every situation he encountered. He had a quick wit and fun sense of humor. He was thoughtful and kindhearted. He loved the Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Cubs, music, penguins, family dinners, and his son Landon. He was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.
Cremation has been accorded and private services will be held at a later date.
If you are battling with addiction, please know, no matter what mistakes have been made, you are loved. Please talk to a family member & one of the following organizations for help. SAMHSA.gov 1800-662-HELP/ National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1800-273-9255. Help can also be found and donations can be made at Adult & Teen Challenge of IL 309-673-3716 teenchallengepeoria.org
The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at csmico.com
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