MASARDIS – Clifford “Kip” Craig, 94, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Monday night, June 16, 2008, at his residence. He was born Jan. 1, 1914, in Masardis, the son of Elsmore and Serena (Rockwell) Craig. Kip worked for a number of years at the starch factory in Ashland and then as a farm laborer on area farms. He loved horses and was a teamster in his younger years. He loved to fish, hunt, work in his garden and read his bible. Kip owned a 1946 Farmall H tractor and truly enjoyed riding it. He was Masardis’ oldest citizen. He is survived by two special nieces, Wendy Merrill Robinson and her husband, Hollis, of Masardis, and Vicki Merrill of Auburn; a brother, Bud Craig of Auburn; two sisters, Ivy Merrill of Casco, and Pearl Sampson of South Paris; two special great-nieces, Amy Hersey and her children, Genevieve and Vivian, all of Casco and April LaPlante of Enterprise, Ala. He was loved by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and by everyone who knew him. He was predeceased by four sisters, Mary Taylor, Hatty Turner, Ruby Craig and Idella Nickerson. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, June 20, at Masardis Pentecostal Church with the Revs. Harry Soucy and Donald Morton Jr. officiating. Relatives and friends may call noon until the time of service at the church. Donations may be made in his memory to Gideon Bible International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214 or Hospice of Aroostook, P.O. Box 688, Caribou, ME 04736. The family wishes to thank the people at hospice for everything they did. Arrangements are in the care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, Presque Isle. Condolences may be expressed at