Craig Steven Van Schoick

Craig Steven Van Schoick

February 09, 1959 - September 16, 2006

Craig Steven Van Schoick

February 09, 1959 - September 16, 2006


Van Schoick, Craig S. 47
Born February 9, 1959 in North Carolina, taken home on Saturday, September 16, 2006, due to heart complications. Craig Van Schoick was a high school football and wrestling star, a four-year offensive lineman at VA Tech, and a 24-year Vice President of Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. Craig was an active member and usher at Mission Hills Church in Mission Viejo, CA. He spent most of his free time with either his family or working on his house and backyard. Craig loved nothing more than quiet time alone in his backyard with his new grandson Kyle, of which he was blessed with almost a full year’s time.

A list of Craig’s accomplishments could easily fill this page ten times over; however, greater than the sum of all of these is the impact that Craig made on all of our lives. While Craig had two blood related sons, the amount of people that claim him as their father is astounding. Craig’s office and home doors were always open. His consistent and unconditional love for everyone in his life was a testimony to his character despite the hardships that life offers all of us. Craig is often described as a rock, a comforter, a father figure, faithful, generous, loyal, patient, gentle, kind, and loving. His impact will be felt for generations to come.

Craig is survived by his devoted wife Sheila; loving son Justin and his lovely wife Lindsey, his beloved son Matt; adoring grandson Kyle; beloved brother Scott; beloved sister Sharon, and beloved parents Bob and Mary Van Schoick.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, September 22, 2006 ~ 7:00 P.M at Mission Hills Church in Mission Viejo, CA. A viewing and family visitation will be held at the same location prior to the service from 4:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M. The Burial is to follow at 9:00 am Saturday, September 23, 2006 at El Toro Memorial Park in Lake Forest, CA. Flowers are welcome or if you prefer, donations may be made in Craig’s name to the American Heart Association 800 242-8721.

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7 responses to Craig Steven Van Schoick

  1. We share your grief at this time. Galations 5:22 and 23 describe Craig perfectly. We know of no one who lived out those qualities as well as Craig.

  2. Craig was a good servant of the Lord. He did so much for our daughter Jen “Queener” O’Sullivan as did Sheila, to help her get established up in Pasadena. I will miss his smiling, gentle face on Sundays as an usher. My heartfelt condolences to the entire family, especially Justin. Justin and I worked together on his “camel suit” for one of our plays at Mission Hills Church.

  3. Cliff Hamlow says:

    Craig was a great partner in building the Felix Event Center at APU. I appreciated his Christian witness and care and concern.
    Our Prayers are with you.
    Cliff Hamlow, Vice President

  4. Tim Harman says:

    Craig was one heck of a nice guy. I am stunned by your lose

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