James Craft (1937 - 2014)

Obituary
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James E. Craft

James E. Craft, age 76, of Murfreesboro, TN went to be with his Lord on Monday, August 25, 2014. A long-time resident of Milan, Indiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, William and Addie Craft; three sisters; two brothers.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Brother Rodney Edwards will officiate. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens with Military Honors.

Mr. Craft is survived by his wife, Sharon Craft; daughter, Debbie Haxton and her husband Dave; son, Doug Craft and his wife Dawn all of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Casey Craft and his wife Liz, Carrie McDonald and her husband William, Krysta Beck, Isabella Craft and Sarah Haxton; great grandchildren, Isiah, Abbie, Zach, Aiden, Mia and Lane; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mr. Craft attended The Church at Cross Point. He served proudly in the United States Army during the Cuban Missile Crisis and was retired from Jefferson Smurfitt as an Outside Sales Representative. Mr. Craft was an avid sports fan cheering for Indiana University Basketball and MTSU. He also coached and umpired ballgames for many years.

Doug Craft, Dave Haxton, Casey Craft, John Haberthier, Bill Haberthier, William McDonald and Mel Basler will serve as Pallbearers.

Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 p.m. at the Woodfin Memorial Chapel, (615) 893-5151

Online condolences can be made at www.woodfinchapel.com



Funeral Home
Woodfin Funeral Chapel
1488 LASCASSAS PIKE Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5151
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Daily News Journal on Aug. 27, 2014
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