Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


February 3, 2013

Richard Ray Craft 1941-2013

GREENUP — Richard Ray Craft, 72, of South Shore, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in Southern Ohio Medical Center Hospice in Portsmouth, Ohio.

He was born Jan. 21, 1941, a son of the late James “Joe” Craft.

He was a retired laborer from the former Adams Stone Company in Limeville.       

Surviving are his mother, Frances Traylor Craft of South Shore; four brothers, Ed (Helen) Craft of Granville, Ohio, Mickey (Marybeth) Craft of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, Ralph (Debbie) Craft of Portsmouth, Ohio, and Jerry Craft of South Shore; and one sister, Nina (Howard) Crace of Wheelersburg, Ohio.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore with Pastor Randy Schnitzius officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion cemetery in South Shore.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and after 9 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.    

Donations can be made in his memory to, Southern Ohio Medical Center Hospice in Portsmouth, 2201 25th St. Portsmouth, OH 45662.  

Condolences may be left for the family at Robersonfuneral.com. 

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