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Corey Craps

September 13, 1986 — December 4, 2020

Roanoke- Corey L. Craps, loving father, son, brother, uncle and friend passed away on Friday December 4, 2020 at the age of 34.

He was born on September 13, 1986 in Peoria, IL to Brian Craps and Carla Bohlander Smith.

Surviving is his daughter, Mackenzie; his father, Brian Craps; his mother, Carla Smith; one brother, Kevin (Abby) Smith; two sisters, Brandi (Zack) Thornhill; and Crystal (Doug) Sizelove; his maternal grandmother, Shirley Bohlander; four nieces; three nephews; many close friends and family and his beloved dogs, Charlie and Rosebud.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Lambert and Norma Craps and his maternal grandfather, Richard Bohlander.

Corey worked as a machine operator at Tri-C Company in Eureka until September of 2019. After that he worked for a short period at Bella Elevator in Roanoke.

Corey became a father in 2009 and his daughter became his number one. He was a very loving, dedicated father. When he wasn't spending time with his daughter, he enjoyed racing, music, and spending time with his friends and family.

Visitation will be held from 5-6:45 p.m. on Monday, December 7, 2020 at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. Social distancing and attendance guidelines will be observed and masks are requested. Private services will take place for the immediate family following the visitation.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to help assist with expenses. Online condolences and tributes may be sent to the family at


DEC 7. 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM (CST)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

Private family services

DEC 7. 7:00 PM (CST)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

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