Craig B. Allen

Oct 14, 2022

Craig B. Allen of Lakeville, MA, formerly of Plymouth, MA – died peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Casslyn (Butler), his “Bride” and best friend of 43 years.

Craig was born in 1944 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He loved the outdoors and during his childhood was a devoted Boy Scout. Craig was elected and inducted into the Order of The Arrow, the Boy Scouts of America’s Honor Society, and he earned the highest rank of Eagle Scout.

Following graduation from high school Craig served his country in the US Navy. He served on the USS Independence Aircraft Carrier during the Vietnam War. Following his service to his country, Craig attended the University of New Mexico where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. He later relocated to Massachusetts where he eventually met Casslyn.

Craig’s professional life included Photographer, Phototypsetting Technician for Compugraphics Corp., a line supervisor for General Motors Co., New England Sales Representative for NCH Corp., Senior Territorial Manager for Bunting Magnetics Co., and Sales Associate for The Home Depot. Craig was a skilled and published photographer and a leather craftsman.

He loved camping, fishing, boating, cross country skiing, and most of all having fun and making memories with his family and friends. Craig’s greatest joy and accomplishment was his family.

He is survived by his wife, Casslyn, daughter, Erin, son-in-law, Wilfredo, and grandsons, Alex and Josh, all of Rhode Island, and brother, Stuart, and his wife, Susie, of Chico, CA. He was predeceased by his sister, Allison, and his brother, Rodney.

Craig will be buried at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA. His burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation in Craig’s memory to the Vietnam Veterans of America or make a donation to your local food pantry.  Arrangements are by Chapman Funerals & Cremations-WAREHAM, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.