Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
William Stanley Craft, 61, Celina, died at 5:45 p.m. May 6, 2013, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
He was born May 19, 1951, in St. Marys, to Richard and Rosiemarie Baugher Craft. On June 20, 1975, he married Rita Combs, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Eddie Craft, Centerville; a daughter, Maria (Chris) Severt, Celina; a sister, Frances (Albert) Sue, Texas; four brothers-in-law, Ed (Brenda) Butt, Celina, Frank (Brenda) Combs, Michigan, Ron (Debbie) Miller, Celina, and James (Vicki) Combs, Celina; and three sisters-in-law, Madelyn Grunden, Norma Young and Kathy Craft, all of Celina.
Deceased are a brother, Larry Craft; a brother-in-law, Tom Combs; and a sister-in-law, Louise Beggs.
He graduated from Piqua High School in 1969, and was retired from the U.S. Post Office after 30 years. He served with the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam Conflict. He also had worked at Celina Utilities. He was a member of the Montezuma Church of Christ, as well as the the Celina Eagles, Moose Lodge, and American Legion.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Dr. Timothy White officiating. Burial with military services will follow at Swamp College Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.
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