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Corp Dennis Kirkwood "Doc" Craft
Birth: Aug. 2, 1918
Clifton Forge
Alleghany County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 2000
Salem
Salem City
Virginia, USA

Dennis Kirkwood Craft was the third son born on Aug. 2, 1918 to Philip Eakin Craft (1881-1928) of Craig County, Va. and Lucy Naomi Dollman (1885-1967) of Springwood, Botetourt County, Va. He was one of eleven children.
Dennis was a Corporal in the U.S. Army, World War II, serving as a Medic (entered Dec. 1942).
He married Nan Elizabeth Hastings (1922-1947) and had one son. Tragically, she died of consumption.
Dennis then married Mary Virginia Buhrman Oct. 21, 1948 in Roanoke , Va. They met at Appalachian Power Company where she was employed as the Secretary/Clerk in the Meter Department. They had 2 daughters.
Dennis worked for Appalachian Electric Power Company in Roanoke, VA for 43 years before retiring. While at AEPCO, he worked as a Lineman, Meter Reader, Supervisor of the Meter Division, and for a period served as President of the Union Workers Association. He attended Roanoke College where he majored in Accounting.
He was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church. He was a member of the Mountain Dale Lodge #49 Independent Order of Oddfellows. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 248, Dept. of Va.
Dennis Kirkwood Craft passed away at 82 years of age on December 20, 2000. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 23, 2000 at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel with the Rev. Charles H. Ward officiating.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Virginia Buhrman Craft; his son; two daughters; a son-in-law; a sister-in-law, Anita Craft of Roanoke; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Interment to follow at Evergreen Burial Park in Roanoke, Va.
His passion was spending time with his family and friends.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Philip Eakin Craft (1881 - 1928)
  Lucy Naomi Dollman Craft (1885 - 1967)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Virginia Buhrman Craft (1919 - 2008)
  Nan Elizabeth Hastings Craft (1922 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Virginia Craft Craft (1903 - 1969)*
  Katherine Elinor Craft Layne (1905 - 1979)*
  Philip Jackson Craft (1907 - 1977)*
  Goldie Mae Craft Stephens (1909 - 1995)*
  Lois Betz Craft Harris (1911 - 1987)*
  Ruth Naomi Craft Drewry (1912 - 1995)*
  Thalia Lucille Craft Briscoe (1914 - ____)*
  Hugh Wesley Craft (1916 - 1999)*
  Dennis Kirkwood Craft (1918 - 2000)
  Harry Tatum Craft (1920 - 1994)*
  Stanley Craft (1924 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Burial Park
Roanoke
Roanoke City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sectin 11 Lot 153-N
 
Created by: Shirley Craft
Record added: Feb 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85027753
Corp Dennis Kirkwood Doc Craft
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Corp Dennis Kirkwood Doc Craft
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- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Sep. 22, 2014
Your spirit shines on in our memories.Craft & Goens families
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 Added: Oct. 4, 2012
In Memory.
- Shirley Craft
 Added: Oct. 4, 2012
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