Craig Alan Thibert
03/05/2020

Craig Alan Thibert passed away Thursday, March 5th 2020. Craig was born June 19, 1959 in North Adams, Ma to Dolores Ann Simon and Bernard George Thibert. Craig married Deanna Rogene Towers on May 16th, 1987 at Pines Park, Capistrano Beach, CA.

Raised in MA till age 8 then his family moved to California and resided in Garden Grove where Craig grew up with strong work ethics not only for school but in everyday life. He bought his first house at age 18. Craig spent over 35 years working in the grocery industry. Later in life he moved to St George, Utah where he bought a business. After finding our wonderful church, New Promise Lutheran, his first endeavor was to become an Elk Member. His 2 uncles, one of which founded the Garden Grove, CA Elks, sponsored Craig. It was so important to him that he became the Loyal Knight on the board. Craig was known as the fix it man- he had every tool and neighbors knew he could fix anything. Craig loved the outdoors and all sports. Later in life he enjoyed golf. He loved rock-n-roll music especially Neil Young.  His passion was working on cars and trucks. He taught his children many aspects of car maintenance. He prided himself on owning the 400th corvette ever made. Although his dream to restore the car never took place, his family will now take on the project.

Craig is survived by Deanna, his wife who resides in Washington, Utah; eldest daughter Amber with husband Michael and their 2 sons, Carson and Parker who reside in Washington, Utah, his son Jason who resides in Long Beach, Ca.; Son Brett with wife Amber and their 2 children Jed and Addison who reside in Oak Hills, Ca.; and Daughter Brittany with husband Robert and their 5 children, Kamrin, Kyla, Nathan, Evan, and Robert who reside in St George, Utah.  Craig is also survived by his Mother Dolores Thibert who resides in Garden Grove, CA.; Brother Brian and wife Mistie who reside in Maryville, TN; and a sister Cheryl who resides in Garden Grove, CA.   Craig is preceded in death by his Father Bernard George Thibert.

Local memorial services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements have been made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff St. St George, Utah 435-673-2454. You are welcome to sign his online guestbook at www.spilsburymortuary.com

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  1. Deanna, I watched Craig’s service online today. It was beautiful and very well done. I’m sure you have many wonderful memories that will give you comfort. Loved Craig, used to see him in the store a lot. He was a very genuine person. I am so very sorry for your loss. Love you lots, Cindy

  2. Blessings to your family! Craig was a special guy! Always light hearted and positive. He always showed me, “he still had his “worry stone” in his pocket”. We had that connection since the children’s service at church. He will be missed.

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