March 31, 1933 - April 5, 2022
Coleman Funeral Home of Olive Branch Robert (Bob) Leon Craft passed away peacefully at the age of 89 on April 5, 2022. Bob was born in Hulbert, AR on March 31, 1933. Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Gloria Craft; his children Robbie Craft, Ronnie Craft, Ricky Jackson (Nancy), Kenny Jackson (Tina LeClair), Lisa Jones (Ralph), Tammy Bunn (Weldon), Lynn Kryzykowski (Ray); 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and his brother, David Craft. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Margie Craft; his brothers, Dan Craft, Jerry Craft, and Howard Craft; and his grandson, Ryan Craft. Bob joined the United States Air Force in April of 1951 and served for four years. He had a long career as a mechanic at General Electric, from which he retired at the age of 57. Bob built guitars and airplane models in his spare time. He had a passion for music, played the steel guitar, and loved jam sessions with his brothers. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 8, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home of Olive Branch. The funeral service will follow at 6:00 p.m in the chapel. Interment will be at a later date at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Bro. Bill Britton of First Baptist Church of Olive Branch will officiate. In lieu of traditional flowers, memorials may be made in his honor to the Wounded Warrior Project (www.support.woundedwarriorproject.org) or Disabled American Veterans (www.ihelpveterans.org). Online condolences may be left on his tribute wall at www.colemanfuneralhome.com. In honor of Bob Craft’s service to our country, the flag of the United States Air Force will be flown at Coleman Funeral Home the day of the service.
Coleman Funeral Home of Olive Branch Robert (Bob) Leon Craft passed away peacefully at the age of 89 on April 5, 2022. Bob was born in Hulbert, AR on March 31, 1933. Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Gloria Craft; his children... View Obituary & Service Information
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