Richard Craine, 28, died July 3, 2012 in Perkins, Oklahoma. His funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at the Strode Funeral Home Chapel in Stillwater. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Richard was born on February 13, 1984 to Thomas Richard and Gayla Shere (Longan) Craine in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He graduated from Perkins High-School. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Richard loved fishing with his grandfather at Keystone Lake growing up, and he loved playing football, as well as spending time with friends and family. He enjoyed working with his hands, and doing jobs for his grandmother. Most of all, Richard loved spending time with his wife and daughter. He enjoyed wrestling with his daughter, playing babies with her, and singing and dancing with her. Kaitlyn was the light of his life.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Jerry Longan; grandfather, Richard Craine Jr.; and grandmother, Wanda Thomas.
He is survived by his father, Thomas Craine and mother, Gayla Craine; wife, Candace Willis; daughter, Kaitlyn Craine; brother, Jerry Craine; and sister, Tracey Craine.
Pallbearers will include Jerry Craine, Dillon Pierce, Josh Hunt, Corey Thomas, Tom Roberts, Elmer Bolden, and Eli McDowel.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.