Royce Craig Weisinger, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend met his Lord and Savior on Friday, January 6th, 2006. Craig was born on September 23rd, 1931 to Melvin and Gladys Weisinger who have preceded him in death. Craig lived most of his life in Conroe.
He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Brock Weisinger, his three children, Wesley and wife Debra, Kathryn and husband Mark McQueen and Mark and wife Elizabeth; his seven grandchildren, Tiffany, Megan and Jentry Weisinger, Conner and Kristin McQueen and Caroline and Harrison Weisinger; his sister Gene and husband Dr. Thomas D. Kirksey and brother-in-law Tom Brock. He is also survived by three nephews, four nieces & their children and many, many cousins.
Craig graduated from Texas A&M University in 1953 and served as an officer for two years in the United States Army. Upon completion of his military service commitment, Craig worked as a Geologist / Geophysicist for Gulf Oil Corp. for 21 years, after which he established Weisinger Exploration Inc. as an independent oil consultant.
Craig?s faith in God was central in his life and was exhibited in his daily walk. His most loved activities revolved around his working within his church and the North Houston Emmaus community. He served as the chief cook for his church?s pancake suppers as well as being one of the cooks for the Tuesday morning Men?s Bible Study Class and Emmaus walks. During the holiday season he loved ringing the bell for the Salvation Army. Craig also helped raise funds for student scholarships for the Montgomery County Aggie Club. He was an avid gardener at the Senior Citizens Garden for many years and later had The Blackberry Patch on his son Wes? property in Montgomery.
Craig had a deep love for sports. For over 20 years, Craig was a high school football and basketball official. He coached his sons? Little League baseball teams and his daughter?s softball team. His weekly golf game at Conroe Country Club consisted of the same group of golfers for 25 years. Topping the list of Craig?s favorite sporting activities was traveling to Aggie football and basketball games where friends, fun and laughter abounded.
His life was graced by the courageous and tireless care given to him by his loving wife of 48 years. A deeply loved man of God, Craig will be mourned and missed by his large family and many friends.
A celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, January 10th, 4pm at the First United Methodist Church. You may pay final respects between 5 and 9 pm on Monday January 9, 2006 at Cashner Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Kidney Foundation, M.D. Anderson Cancer Research, The First United Methodist Church Benevolent Fund, Odyssey Hospice or to your favorite charity.