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Craig Oster

March 16, 1954 ~ March 11, 2020 (age 65)



Craig H. Oster of Cooper passed away Wednesday March 11, 2020.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Sunday March 15, 2020 at the Delta Funeral Home Chapel with Don Farrand officiating with military honors following at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday March 14, 2020 at Delta Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m.

Craig was born March 16, 1954.  Adopted at birth by Mr. & Mrs. Owen Oster, they preceded him in death.

Craig joined the Navy and served from 1974-1976. Afterwards, he joined the Army and served from 1984- 2003.

Craig served at the Naval Air Station Lamoore in California. In the Army at Fort Bliss Texas he served in the Armored Calvary Regiment. Next, he went to The Netherlands to serve in the Allied Forces Central Europe. His next duty took him to Fort Belvoir in Virginia, followed by being in Korea at Camp Walker. Next, he was off to Fort Huachuca Arizona as Information Systems Engineering Command. Then, he was back to Korea at Camp Red Cloud and retired at Fort Hood Texas in the First Calvary Division in 2003.

Craig was currently a member of the American Legion: Red Henderson Post #483 in Cooper, TX.

He married Joyce Thompson on May 4, 2004.

In addition to his wife Joyce, he is survived by Step-Son, Jeremy Quinn. Numerous nieces, nephews, family members, friends and special caregivers, Teresa Thompson and Norma Crutchfield.

Craig was preceded in death by Step-Son, Shane Quinn and many family members.

Serving as pall bearers are Kyle Thompson, Dale Thompson, Rodney Morris, Jeff Jordan, Mark Crouch, Jordan Thompson.

Honorary Pall bearers will be Kevin Hitt and the members of the American Legion: Red Henderson Post # 483.

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Services entrusted to Delta Funeral Home.


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March 14, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Delta Funeral Home
451 Southwest First Street
Cooper, TX 75432

Funeral Service
March 15, 2020

2:00 PM
Delta Funeral Home
451 Southwest First Street
Cooper, TX 75432

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