January 11, 1976 - May 3, 2020
Funeral Services for Eric DeAndre Criswell Sr., 44, of Livingston, Texas will be held Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 11:00 am with Elder Lang Prescott III officiating. Internment will follow at Kibbiefield Cemetery. Eric was born January 11, 1976 in Livingston, Texas to parents Shirley Criswell and Milton Baldwin, and he passed away May 3, 2020 in Galveston, Texas.
Eric grew up in Livingston, Texas, and attended public schools at Livingston ISD where he graduated in 1995. After graduating he attended Tyler Junior College on a football scholarship where he majored in criminal justice.
He accepted Christ at a very early age and united with the Livingston Church of God In Christ where he sang in the choir, and learned how to play the keyboard. Eric worked for Georgia Pacific for a number of years.
In 2006 Eric met Brittany and in 2013 he married her the love of his life. To this union two children were born. Eric loved the Lord, sports, outdoors, family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal Grandparents; Brother: Shamel Donnel Baldwin; Aunts and Uncles.
He leaves to cherish his memories: A loving and devoted wife: Brittany Criswell; a loving and devoted mother: Shirley Jean Criswell; father: Milton Baldwin (Sadie); children: Erica Michelle Criswell, E.J. Criswell, Jacoby Criswell, Jamariya Harrell, Ja’Miracle Criswell, JaShawn Banks; sisters: Erica Monique Criswell (Holly), Elvira Ross, Shaunta Phipps, Crystal Qualls, Qushaunda Fields; brothers: Jamar Criswell (Dyneisha) DeWayne Thomas (Tia), Dexter Wright. A host of Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers: Benny King, Charlie Joe King Jr., Brandon Prescott, DeRodrick Simpson, Gerry Chandler Jr., Michael Wyatt, Ralph Figgs Jr., Terrance Prescott
Honorary Pallbearers: Dewayne Thomas, Jamar Criswell Sr., Jamar Criswell Jr., Javairi Criswell, Javen Criswell, Cameron Neal, Edwin Gray
Due to the unfortunate circumstances of COVID-19 funeral directors ask that you wear a face mask and gloves to the services.