Craig Allan Pentland, 29, of Longview, formerly of Little Cypress, passed away Tuesday, July 8, in Hobbs, NM.
Craig was born Feb. 17, 1985 in Orange, to Teresa Suzanne Leach and Robbin Dewane Pentland. He attended Bridge City High School, and graduated from Parkview Christian School in Sulphur. Craig lived the last two years in Longview, and prior in Little Cypress and Bridge City. He worked construction as an electrician. Craig enjoyed sports, football, baseball and playing Frisbee. He also liked going fishing, duck hunting and camping. Craig was a loving son, brother, grandson, nephew, uncle and friend who will be missed dearly, he especially loved spending time with his nieces and nephews.
Craig was preceded in death by his grandmother, Mildred “Aline” Leach; great grandparents, Irene and Blaine Pentland; Mr. and Mrs. Ziebart; and Alfred and Texas Teresa Miller.
He is survived by his mother, Teresa Crooks and husband, Bobby Sr. of Little Cypress; father, Rob Pentland and wife, Frances of Longview; grandparents, Richard “Dick” and Thelma “T” Pentland of Billings, MT, Charles Leach of Little Cypress; sisters, Christina Pentland of Little Cypress, Carmen Pentland of Orange, Ciara Crooks, and Jessica Gunter, both of Little Cypress, Kelsey Pentland of Longview; brothers, Colt Pentland of Little Cypress, Bobby Crooks Jr. of Deweyville, Ryan Crooks of Baton Rouge, LA, and Chris Addison of Kirbyville. Craig is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a large extended family.
A visitation will be held Tuesday, July 15, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 16, at 11:00 am at the funeral home, with the Rev. Daniel Ray officiating. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.