Craig S. Willison
Craig S. Willison, 46, of Oakland, IL, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 2, 2016 in Champaign, IL. He was born on Oct. 17, 1969 in Charleston, IL, to Jerry and Shirley ( Redden) Willison. He married Carol Giovanazi on Sept. 17, 2004 in Elkton, MD; she survives.
He is also survived by a son, Grason Willison of Oakland, IL; step-sons Matt Cothin of Dallas, TX and Chris Beam of Hockessin, DE; his parents: Jerry and Shirley Willison of Oakland, IL; a brother: Kyley (Kelsey) Willison of Oakland, IL; a grandmother, Mary Alice Willison; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a step-son: Andrew Cothin; and grandparents: Jim and Donna Redden and Herman Willison.
Craig attended Lakecrest School and graduated from Oakland High School. During his high school days, he attended a class through the University of Illinois and eventually became a certified aquanaut in Florida. After high school graduation, he and his friend Jody