March 15, 1958 ~ May 26, 2019
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
We will miss that electric smile and infectious laugh that kept us all laughing in his
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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