Mr. Craig Leon Titus, 59, of West Burlington died at 1:52 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2011, at Great River Medical Center.
Born January 15, 1952 in Burlington, he was the son of Hubert "Mike" and Delores Weyrick Titus. On September 26, 1992 he married Kathleen Francis.
Mr. Titus was a graduate of Burlington High School. He worked for the State of Iowa Department of Corrections, Burlington Fire Department and owned and operated Titus Grocery and Titus Pizzeria.
Mr. Titus was a member of Peace Lutheran Church. He enjoyed hunting, traveling, his weather radio and was a "people person." He was a Hawkeye fan and loved watching the Danville baseball games.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Titus of West Burlington; one daughter, Jenny Titus of Wayland; two sons, Caleb Titus of West Burlington and Jared Murphy of Burlington; three step sons, Tom (Jenni) Patterson of Burlington, Benjamin (Megan) Patterson of Davenport and Michael Menke of Burlington; one step daughter, Kim (Nick) LaFauce of Burlington; his mother, Delores "Dee" Titus of Burlington; and 11 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father "Mike" and brother, Michael.
Visitation will be from 1:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, January 1st, in Lunning Chapel where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.
The funeral procession will leave from Lunning Chapel at noon on Monday, January 2nd, led by the Burlington Fire Department going past the Fire Department to Peace Lutheran Church where Mr. Titus' funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. The Rev. Cindy Johnson will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date.
A memorial has been established for Danville High School Baseball Team.
According to Mr. Titus' wishes, cremation will be accorded following the funeral service.
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