Age 69, died unexpectedly on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at University of Michigan Hospital. He was born July 15, 1943 in Carey, Ohio, the son of Carl & Mary (Montgomery) Craft.
Paul graduated from Manchester High School, class of 1965. He worked for Craft Appliance as an appliance technician since he was a teenager. Paul was a volunteer fireman for Whitmore Lake. He loved fishing, roller skating, dancing and playing cards.
Survivors include a son, Steve (Sonia) Craft of Nottingham, NH; a brother, Frealin (Mary Ellen) Craft of Manchester; two sisters, Josephine (Harold) Murphy of Brighton, Letha Atkinson of Chelsea; several grandchildren; and many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Paul A. Craft; two wives, Cheri Mitchell and Cathy Florida; a brother, JW Craft, a brother-in-law, Warren B. Atkinson, and his parents.
Funeral services were held Thursday, April 4, 11:00 am at Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea, with burial following at Rowe's Corners Cemetery, Manchester. Visitation was Wednesday, 2-4 & 6-8 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the family for funeral expenses.