DeVon was born the son of James Earl Craig and Gertrude Marie Bailey Craig in Plymouth, Ind., on March 16, 1945. He was a lifelong resident of the Bourbon area and a graduate of Bourbon High School class of 1963. On Oct. 23, 1970, he married Susan Benedict.
He was retired from R.R. Donnelly and Sons of Warsaw as a pressman, retiring in 2007, and a member of Bourbon First United Methodist Church.
He served in the Vietnam War in the United States Army from Sept. 2, 1965, to Sept. 1, 1971. He was a member of the Bourbon American Legion, Post #424. He loved to fish, play pool, pinball and especially loved his Corvette.
DeVon is survived by his wife: Susan Benedict, Bourbon; a daughter: Shawn (David) Gargis, Warsaw, Ind.; grandchildren: Brittny and Zac Moriarty; great-granddaughters: Adalyn, Brogan Gargis and Briley Gargis, all of Warsaw; two sisters: Patricia and Norman Cretcher, Bourbon; and Kathie McDaniel, Dayton, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister: Elaine Cova; and two brothers: Donald and Bruce Craig.
Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the funeral home with Rev. Stormy Scherer-Berry of the Bourbon First United Methodist Church officiating. Burial is to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Bourbon, with Military Honors by the Bourbon American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Riley Children’s Hospital in his memory.