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William Franklin Craft

March 15, 1933 — July 6, 2022

William Franklin Craft, 89, of Batesville passed away Wednesday July 6, 2022 at Southside. He was born March 15, 1933 at Maynard, AR., to William Luther and Anna Mae Greer Craft. He was a math teacher and a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Batesville. William enjoyed spending time outdoors; fishing, camping and riding four wheelers; he was also a veteran in the U.S. Air Force and served in the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Cona Jean Craft; two brothers, Hewey Craft and Johnny Scott; two sisters, Mary Mills and Florence Lombardo.

Survivors include five sons; William Keith Craft (Vicki), Phillip Gregory Craft (Minnie), Jeffery Allan Craft, Joseph Patrick Craft (Becky) and Mark Edward Craft; eight grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at the Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel with Travis Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in the Barnes Cemetery at Limedale.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. until service time.

Pallbearers will be Blake Finnie, Joseph Craft, William Craft, Blake Craft, John Clements and Jerry Osburn.

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Visitation

Saturday, July 9, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Qualls-Batesville Funeral Service

546 Harrison Street, Batesville, AR 72501

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Funeral Service

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Qualls-Batesville Funeral Service

546 Harrison Street, Batesville, AR 72501

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