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Craig D. Washington

March 25, 1960 ~ June 27, 2019 (age 59)

Our beloved Craig Washington, age 59, went home to be with the Lord on June 27, 2019.  Craig was born on March 25, 1960, to the late Evelyn Washington and the late James R. Washington, Sr.

Craig was a faithful, loyal team member of Congo Funeral Home since 1977, and was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church, under the pastorate of Rev. Silvester S. Beaman.

In addition to his mother and father, Craig was preceded in death by 2 brothers, the late Oliver Hawkins and the late James R. "Links" Washington, Jr.

He leaves to cherish his precious memory: eight (8) siblings, Kerthia Scales (Roger), Bernard, Charles, George (Ardella), Patrick, Stanley, Melvin, and Syella "Penny" Washington, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, his Congo Funeral Home Family, and other family, colleagues, and friends.

There will be a Musical Tribute and Public Viewing for Craig from 12 Noon until 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 11th, at The Congo Legacy Center (formerly Christ Our King Catholic Church), located at 501 W. 28th Street, Wilmington, DE 19802. 

Craig's Homegoing Celebration will be held at 11 am, Friday, July 12th at his home Church, Bethel A.M.E., 604 N. Walnut Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, where there will be a viewing from 9:00 am until 10:00 am only.  His burial will take place in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. Dupont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720.

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