Terry Craton, the youngest son, of Edward and Alice Craton, left this life as we know it, on Sunday May 26, 2019. Terry Craton, a resident of San Antonio, Texas was born, March 15, 1958. Terry Craton was a devoted father, a loving son, a protective brother, a fun loving attentive uncle and a friend to many! Terry Craton was a 1978 graduate of Sam Houston High School. He went on to have a vast career in the food service industry followed by a career in the transportation industry. Terry was known by his fellow classmates, friends and family through his charming personality and heart of gold! When Terry was present, you couldn’t miss him because of his noteworthy colorful style! He was always the life of the many family gatherings in the Craton household, as well as others. Terry never met a stranger. He would help any and every one! He would volunteer on numerous occasions to assist in the Willowwood/Meadowview Neighborhood Association, Annual Picnic. He was a shining light, and a joy of the neighborhood! Terry was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Terry is preceded in death by his mother, Alice M. Craton. He leaves to mourn, his Father, Edward T. Craton, his son, Kahlil Banning of West Virginia, a brother, James Dixon Craton (W/Jesse) of Los Angeles, CA, a brother, Elliott Craton (W/Denice) of Hallettsville, TX, a sister, Patricia Craton Clark (H/Terry Sr.) of Atlanta GA, a sister, Debra Craton Jarmon, of San Antonio, TX and a sister, Francette Craton Washington, of San Antonio, TX, and a host of nieces and nephews. We will miss that electric smile and infectious laugh that kept us all laughing in his free-spirited way! Revelation 21:4, “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away”. The Craton family wishes to expresses their appreciation for all the acts of love, kindness and concern shown to Terry and the family always, and especially during this time of grief.

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  1. Terry always supported my business and wore my New creation design with pride. We often say in the park and talked about his Love for his family (and when he was getting next job😇

  2. To the Crayton Family: We are so sad and our hearts are heavy with the passing of your son and brother: Terry Craton. We’ve known him most of lives–growing up together in Meadowview and attending SAISD schools together–and his demise has left a void in our lives. Terry’s always been a happy, funny, full of life, kind and loving man. In particular, in recent years his value has immensely been to the original remaining elder Meadowview neighbors. He made it his mission to look out for and assist them in every way possible. And, he did. Simply put, its hard to believe that he’s gone. With respect and love in our hearts, we bid Terry Craton a fond adieu. Our hope is that these words of comfort, and your faith, will help you adjust to life without your precious family member. 💙🙏💙 Lovingly Submitted, Minnie L. Dilworth & Family Clifford & Charlotte Forney

  3. Terry you have been a dear friend for a very long time, we lived across the street from each other, rode the bus to Riley Middle School, Sam Houston HS, then you came to Houston and became a good friend of my family and Grandma Amy, you stayed a while and you were like family, we kept in touch even brought you a new friendship Kathy from Houston, and we were all friends even to last year when you came to Houston and we talked, will miss all the memories of you being the pushy, bossy , flashy cool daddy, remember the days of Archie living across the street and the big cars…. I was looking forward to you and Kathy and myself seeing each other again. We kept up on Facebook and now you in Glory, and I will see you again. Rest in Peace, your neighbor on Richland Dr. Stephanie Tisdell-Thompson

  4. I was just sitting here thinking about how you would fake an asthma attack to get out of going to church with the Mozell’s and I’d have to go without you lol.. see you on the other side. I love you!!!!

  5. My condolences to Terry family. I enjoyed Terry as a friend and classmate and one of his girlfriends in school. Terry was a crazy guy, but had a big heart for everyone. My husband and all my family and friends remember him from his pink hat, pink shoe, and suit. He loved to dress and have fun. Terry you will be miss by so many. Family live on the good memories. God bless each of you!

  6. I love you Terry! You were a great Godbrother/brother to me since I entered this Earth! You always looked out for my mom and family! I’m gonna miss you, but not saying Goodbye! I’ll say, see you later! Hug your mom, family, and friends in the beautiful place called Heaven. This is a hard one, but I know it was God’s will! You served him with such a giving heart and you will definitely be missed! Much love, from your lil sis!❤❤❤❤

  7. To the Craton Family. We are not there physically but we are with you in our hearts and spirit. We mourn with you for the passing of your loved one and our dear friend, Terry. We remember the laughs and the good times we all shared for so many years. Terry loved life and he loved to share anything good that he could with others. Thank you Terry for being a good friend.

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