Date of Birth: May 25, 1971
Date of Death: June 22, 2020
Craig Richard Valentine, Scottsdale, AZ, passed away Sunday, June 22, 2020. He was born in Wichita, Kansas, May 25th, 1971. In High School he thrived as a Varsity Quarterback and continued his Education at Pittsburg State University graduating with a degree in Plastics Manufacturing Engineering. Craig served as the Engineering and Quality Manager of Regal Plastics (KC, Missouri) where he filed his first Patent with his invention of a Dunnage Trey used for packaging tools then became the Production Supervisor at National Plastics Color (Valley Center, KS) Upon leaving , Craig opted to take his creative design and manufacturing skills and apply them to his own ideas for a product development company and founded Flava Cap LLC in 2008 and re-located to Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2012 and 2017 Craig had Patents issued for his primary invention the Flava' Cap and had been working as a Program Manager for Midwest Cooperating-Communications to support himself while he completed his product design with plans to take the Flava' Cap to market as a new way to enhance beverages in the powdered drink market. Craig was an independent thinker full of energy, ideas he loved his friends (the crew), his family a good glass of beer or whiskey, music and his beloved cat Pepper he had for 12 years. He is survived by his Mother Patricia Valentine, his Brother Scott Valentine, Niece Sarah Valentine and Nephew Christian, The family would like to thank their close friends and extended family for your thoughts and prayers during this time of losing our family member so young unexpectedly. Cremation rites have been accorded.
Monday July 13th, 2020 Aviator Church Derby, Kansas 10:30am
4th Annual Survivors Golf Outing Friday August 7th, 2020 Cracklewood Golf Club 18215 24 Mile Rd. Macomb, MI 48042