Alan “Ace” Craigen

November 21, 1959 - February 11, 2023

Alan “Ace” Craigen, 63, of Fannett, died at his home surrounded by his family Saturday, February 11, 2023. He was born on November 21, 1959, in Beaumont, to William Roy and Peggy Craigen. He found his bride at an early age on May 31, 1979, they then married on March 2, 1983 and had four children. Ace was a retired carpenter. Alan spent majority of his time being involved with his children’s extracurricular activities, rodeoing, fishing, hunting, and volleyball.

Survivors include his wife, Tracie Craigen of Fannett; mother, Peggy Craigen of Fannett; children, Casey Wayne Craigen and his significant other, Natasha Blacksher, of Fannett; Cheyenne Monteau and her husband, Gary, of Winnie; Laramie Alan Craigen and his Fiancée, Taylor Boone, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Shawnee Craigen and her significant other, Jordon Lavergne, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Kadince Jones; Codee Craigen; Wyatt Craigen; Presley Simino; Riglee Simino; grandson on the way, Ransom Haze Monteau; Lincoln Craigen; Jaxton Lavergne, and Harper Lavergne; sisters, Fonda Jones and Theresa Morris; numerous nieces and nephews, and other family members and friends.

Ace is preceded in death by his father, William Roy Craigen.

Memorial contributions may be made to Texas Junior High Rodeo Association, Region V, P.O. Box 886, Caldwell, Texas 77836.

A celebration of life for Alan Craigen will be 12:00 p.m., Sunday, February 26, 2023, at Charlie’s Bar and Grill, 210 Texas – 73, Winnie. His cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.

Celebration of Life

Charlie’s Bar and Grill
  • 129, 8th Street, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • February 26, 2023
  • 12:00 pm

Comments (18)

    Beverly Miller says:

    Peggy, I was so very sorry to hear the sad news about your son.

    I love you and hope you are well.

    DIANE BROWN says:

    Peggy and family i am so sorry to hear of the passing of Alan. my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Carolyn Reinders says:

    Tracie and Family. So sorry for your loss your family are in are prayers,Jesus name Amen.

    Alice and Alvin Simon says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Tracie and Peggy, you both are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Sharon Champagne says:

    I am so sorry to hear this news. You and the kids are in my prayers.

    Ida Brevell says:

    To Tracie and The Craigen Family, I am so sorry for your Loss. You all are in our hearts and our prayers. Alan will be truly missed.
    The Dearbonne Family

    Julie Bibb Mead says:

    Dear Traci and Family,
    May the peace that passes all understanding surround you all during your time of sorrow. Revelation 21:4 “He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore.” Love you my friend!

    Bobby Joe Clark says:

    Sorry to hear about Ace have known him a long time. Prayers for Tracie and the kids.

    John & Vicki Allen says:


    Jerry nelson jr says:

    Tracie and family
    The hamshire Fannett rodeo community
    Had lots to do with my early rodeo life. I remember going to the rodeos with johnny
    Faye And Alan, todd Adkins, Willie fears, Robbie teal….lots of real good local cowboys.
    Alan could ride em. I pray for your family in these times of sorrow and may the peace that passes all understanding fill your life
    Lots of great memories at the double j
    Alan will always be remembered and loved

    Patty+Revia says:

    Ike and I are so sorry for your loss . We are praying for the family. Ike and Patty Revia

    Billy & Chris Heiner says:

    Peggy, Tracie, Fonda & family,
    May God comfort you with your memories of Alan. Prayers of sympathy for all of you,
    Billy & Chris Heiner & family

    Rever Bourque says:

    Tracie with my sincere condolences my prayers for you and your family may God wrap his loving arms around you all and give you comfort to heal. Alan was pretty special to a lot of people and had that way of making everyone smile upon seeing him I hope he catches all them fish on that boat we took to Lake Sam Rayburn. Love you girl always

    Candace Adkins says:

    Tracie, Casey, Cheyenne, Laramie and Shawnee you have my deepest sympathies. God grant you all peace and comfort! Sending love and prayers. Rest in peace Alan ❤️

    Rose Marie Elkins Hester says:

    God bless you all for your loss.
    Allen is on that big bull in the sky, riding the the full 8 seconds. Having a good time on that big cloud in the sky far, far away.

    Anita Courts Phillips. says:

    Tracie, so sorry to hear about Alan. Praying for you and your family.

    Dustan Craigen says:

    Rest in the Peace of Christ Alan ???? and condolences to all the family and all who love him.

    Darla King says:

    Tracie & Family,
    I’m so sorry for the loss of your Alan. I will be praying for comfort for you in this time of loss.
    Love to all…

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