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Alan Craig Welborn

Arkadelphia, AR, 1957 - 2022

Alan Craig Welborn, passed from this earthly home on November 28, 2022, at the age of 65. Born in Burlington, N.C., March 05,1957, to Woodrow Wilson Welborn and Jenna Sue Welborn. Craig, as he was known to friends and family, is survived by the love of his life, Peggy Giles Welborn. They were married on June 25, 1997.
He is survived by his brother, Mark Welborn (Carrie); a sister, Karen Tokarse (Bill); his mother-in-law, Patricia Giles; his bonus son, Robert Green (Tina); his grandchildren, Paula Quattlebaum (Kris), Brenna Spells and Ethan Green; his nieces, Jennifer Lowery, Jo Ann Patrick (Lee), Angela Giles and Alana Giles; his nephew, Geremy Giles; his great-granddaughter, Blakely Rey Quattlebaum; his great-nieces, Piper Lowery, Scotlyn Patrick and his great-nephew, Braeden Patrick.
Craig was predeceased by his mother, his father and his brother, Steve Welborn and his brother-in-law, Alan Giles. Craig was also predeceased by family members that were too young to be gone; his nephew, Landon Giles; his grandson, Hayden Spells and his great-nephew Trenton Jones.
Craig served his country in the United States Air Force and was proud to do so as he was a man who loved his country. After the Air Force, he began a new phase in his working life and became a welder eventually meeting the "Queen of the Universe" Peggy Giles and falling head over heels for her immediately. He joined the Boilermakers Union, and alongside Peggy, they traveled the US together as welding partners and partners in life. Craig and Peggy both retired from the Boilermaker Union Local 69 and started out on new adventures.
Peggy would like to ask that any memorials be sent in Craig's name to the Arkansas Food Bank or Group Living, Inc. The family has decided not to have a service at this time.
Arrangements are entrusted to Ruggles Wilcox Funeral Home of Arkadelphia.

Published December 1, 2022

Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home
517 Clay St., Arkadelphia, AR
Phone: 870-246-4551