Ellis Craig Chafin

Ellis  Chafin
Ellis Craig Chafin, 67, passed away at his residence December 26th, 2018. He was born in Sinton, Texas on October 8, 1951. He was one of four sons to Olin and Betty Chafin. 
 
Craig was an alumni of Southwest Texas State University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Aquatic Biology and Chemistry. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed landscaping, the beach, and spending time with his family. Craig was a jack of all trades and resided in Galveston County, Texas for most of his adult life. 
 
Craig is proceeded in death by his parents, Olin Olcie Chafin and Betty Gayle Tidwell Chafin, and grandson, Benjamin Ray Walkup. He is survived by 3 brothers: Blair Chafin, Steven Chafin, and Dennis Chafin, 7 daughters: Misty Leigh Newsome, Bailey Marie Walkup, Carley Gayle Albright, Casey Ann Floyd, Summer Rae Adams, Amber Kae Adams, and Rebecca Blair Chafin, 9 grandchildren with one on the way, along with numerous family and friends. 
 
You could find Craig at the beach, making surfboards, playing cards, reading books, and even, at times, spreading God’s word at church.  He loved passionately and never met a fish he didn’t like.  He loved all animals and cared for many throughout his life.  Craig prayed for his family and wanted the best for his daughters. Craig was very loved and will be missed.