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“Kim, we just heard of you and your family's loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love you. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Tony and Tonya Puckett - Sheridan, AR

“Craig you were a kid of a few words but your smile said it all!Many memories of all the good times you had with my kids at our house.You will be...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Debbie Ferguson-Canfield - AR

“Wade,Clay and Natalie, I'm sorry to hear of Craig's passing. I have some great memories of him. I'm praying for you all. One more Angel in heaven....Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Carol Grant - TN - Friend

“Craig you were a kid of a few words but your smile said it all!Many memories of all the good times you had with my kids at our house.You will be...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Debbie Ferguson-Canfield - AR

“I am so sorry for your loss. Annetta, I too lost a grandson recently. God bless all of you and comfort you as only He can. sincerely, Arleen...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Arleen Parsley - Pine Bluff, AR

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Craig was a great guy. He will be truely missed. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Jessica Westerman - Bryant, AR

“Craig was a really good friend always had a smile when around his friends and family. He will be missed very much .RIP Craig your one of Gods Angels...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Gina Reed - Dewitt, AR - Friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with youDuring this difficult time. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Mickey Traylor-Eastham - AR

“Wade and Clay I'm so sorry to hear about Craig. Y'all are all in my prayers ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Paula Smith - Dumas, AR - Friend

“Love and prayers! So sorry for the loss of such a one of a kind person! Heaven gained a special person! ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: April West - Cabot, AR - Friend

“Craig was definitely someone no one will ever be able to forget. I know i will miss him! Have many great memories that i will forever hold dear. My...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Brandy Mischel Pettit - DeWitt, AR

“Craig you will continue to live in my heart, I am praying for your family and friends. So many sweet memories I have because of you ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Pam Reed - Austin, AR

“Thoughts and prayers Clay and family. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Sammye , John Owen - Dumas, AR

“So sorry to hear of Craig's passing. I know he will be greatly missed. Love to the Richter family! ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Dawn Teer - Heber Springs, AR

“Our love and our prayers for strength are with you during this time of sadness. Just remember God has taken away his pain and he is at peace. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Donna and Sharpie Wallace - AR


Craig Alan Richter, 36, of Gillett died June 20, 2017.  He was born April 13, 1981 in DeWitt to Wade and Danna Richter.

  Craig graduated from Gillett High School and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.  He graduated at the top of his class at the Geological Institute of America in Carlsbad, CA.  Craig worked as a gemologist at Sissy's Log Cabin.  He enjoyed hunting and golfing in his spare time.

  Craig was preceded in death by his mother, Danna Adams Richter; his grandparents Claude and Carmen Adams and Darrall Richter.

  He is survived by his father, Wade Richter; his brother and sister-in-law Clay and Natalie Richter; three nieces Addison, Annsley, and Amelia Richter all of Gillett; and his grandmother, Annetta Richter of Hot Springs.

  Funeral services will be 11:00 am June 22 at St. Paul Lutheran Church with visitation beginning at 9:30 until service time. Burial will follow in Gillett Cemetery by Essex Funeral Home.  Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, P.O. 419, Gillett, AR 72055 or Gillett Cemetery, c/o Jennifer Lowe, P.O. Box 124, Gillett, AR 72055. 

Funeral Home
Essex Funeral Home
1405 S Grandview Dr De Witt, AR 72042
Tel. (870) 946-3104

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