James Craig Kuykendall

November 17, 1967 - December 13, 2018

James' Obituary

James Craig Kuykendall, who went by Craig his entire life, passed away unexpectedly December 13,2018 Thursday in Garland, Texas at the age of 51. Craig was born on November 17, 1967 in Dallas, Texas to Randy Kuykendall and Janie Smart. He graduated from North Mesquite High School in 1986. Craig was known for his jokes and pranks, singing voice, miniature golf, band member in high school. Loved his children and grandchildren.  super smart, amazing domino player, OU football (die hard sooner fan) was his number 1 team! Craig very much loved by his dog Layla.

He is survived by his daughter Cayla Hall and her fiancé Nithanial Trezona and their children (his grandchildren) Giovanni and Leo Trezona of Como, TX; Son Cason Kuykendall of Las Vegas, NV. His sister Angela and brother in law David Whitton of Canton, TX; Step brothers/sisters- Lee Doolin, Janeen Doolin, Jennifer Smart, Kenny Ray Smart; Step mother- Sonja Kuykendall of Yantis, Tx and many cousins and nephews, nieces.

Craig is Preceded in death by- his mother Janie Smart, father Randy Kuykendall, step father Kenny Smart. Brother- Keith Kuykendall, daughter Easter Kuykendall, nephew Drew Bishop.


A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11:00am at Northlake Baptist Church in Garland, with a lunch reception to follow.

Memorial Service

Northlake Baptist Church
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    Garland, Texas 75040

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