Mechanic 02

Jack Craft

August 27, 1932 ~ June 13, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

Jack Craft

   OAKWOOD - Jack Craft, 87, of Oakwood died 8:55 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Mercy Health Defiance Hospital.  He was born August 27, 1932 in Melrose to the late Donald F. and Margaret B. "Maggie" (Strahlen) Craft.  On August 23, 1970, he married Margaret Ann Bidlack, who preceded him in death on December 29, 2019.

   Jack is survived by 2 nephews, Don and Larry Ashbaugh of Indiana, a niece, Susan Loebert of Indiana, 5 great nieces and nephews and 13 great-great nieces and nephews.  In addition to his wife and parents, Jack is preceded in death by a sister, Helen M. Ashbaugh and a brother-in-law, Ray Ashbaugh.

   Jack was a 1950 graduate of Oakwood High School.  Throughout his lifetime, he worked at Allen Co. Tractor Sales as a mechanic, Henry Implement of Continental and he retired from Northwest Tractor, Glandorf.  For several summers he and his wife mowed cemeteries in Paulding County.  Jack was a member of the First Baptist Church, Defiance.  He also enjoyed the gospel music, singing and fellowship at the local restaurant in Oakwood.

   The funeral service will be 12:00 p.m. Thursday at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Oakwood with Rev. Terry Porter officiating.  Burial will follow in Prairie Chapel, Oakwood.  Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

   Memorial contributions may be made to the Oakwood Fire Department or the Oakwood EMS.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
June 18, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Oakwood
610 Walnut St
Oakwood, Ohio 45873

Funeral Service
Thursday
June 18, 2020

12:00 PM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Oakwood
610 Walnut St
Oakwood, Ohio 45873

Donations

Oakwood Fire Department
Oakwood OH 45873

Oakwood EMS
Oakwood OH 45873

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