Craig Doyle Harple

September 15, 1970 ~ August 18, 2021 (age 50)


Craig Doyle Harple of Zanesville, Ohio passed away at 1:52 AM Wednesday August 18, 2021 at the Genesis Morrison House in Zanesville.

He was born September 15, 1970 at Aultman Hospital to the late Doyle W. Harple and Larrie Kay Aiken Harple Smith.

Craig graduated from John Glenn High School and is a Methodist by faith.

Surviving are his stepmother Sue German Ross Harple of Zanesville; a sister Melinda Harple Burns of Steubenville; a step sister Mollie Ann (Carlos) Furey; a step brother Clay (Stacy) Ross; aunt Shirley Johnson; cousins Beth and Robert Johnson of Canton.

He was preceded in death by his father Doyle W. Harple , who passed away May 20, 2021; his grandparents Violet and Roy W. Harple, Doris and William Aiken; uncle David Lee Harple and Gary Johnson.

There will not be any calling hours but he will be laid to rest beside his father in St. Paul’s Cemetery in Sonora at a later date.

Thanks to all who have cared for Craig in the past three years including his doctors, nurses and aides.

He has loved residing at the Muskingum ARC Housing, Inc. for the past 15 years, where the staff has shown interest in his daily life, made him feel comfortable and secure.

Many folks over the years have made his life complete; some are Amy Payton, Pam Cavalear and Joe Neff.

THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 WEST MILITARY ROAD, ZANESVILLE, has the distinct honor of serving the Harple family.

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