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Pvt Hugh Wesley "Bill" Craft
Birth: Oct. 9, 1916
Clifton Forge
Alleghany County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1999
Salem City
Virginia, USA

Hugh Wesley "Bill" Craft was the eighth child born to Philip Eakin Craft (1881-1928) and Lucy Naomi Dollman (1885-1967) on October 9, 1916 in Clifton Forge, Va.

He was a U. S. Army veteran of WW II serving with the First Infantry. He enlisted as a Private in Roanoke, Va. April 28, 1943 and was released April 10, 1946.

He married Anita Hastings Coon on Sept. 11, 1935 in Montgomery County, Va.

He was employed by Swift and Company, first as a salesman and later as a manager. He retired after 38 years of service from Swift and Company. He had been a member of Hidden Valley Country Club since 1957, where he loved to play golf and cards with his friends.

He passed away on Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999 at the age of 82 years at the Veteran's Administrative Medical Center in Salem, Va.

Surviving are his wife, Anita C. Craft; a brother, Dennis K. Craft and wife Virginia B. Craft of Roanoke; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at Oakey's South Chapel, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999 with the Rev. Carol Johnston officiating.

Interment with military honors will follow in Sherwood Burial Park in Salem, Va.

 (bio by: Shirley Craft) 
Family links: 
  Philip Eakin Craft (1881 - 1928)
  Lucy Naomi Dollman Craft (1885 - 1967)
  Anita Hastings Coon Craft (1916 - 2001)
  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
Sherwood Burial Park
Salem City
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Shirley Craft
Originally Created by: Steve Taylor
Record added: Dec 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8173989
Pvt Hugh Wesley Bill Craft
Added by: Shirley Craft
Pvt Hugh Wesley Bill Craft
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Pvt Hugh Wesley Bill Craft
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- Christy and Chad Craft
 Added: Feb. 5, 2017

- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Sep. 22, 2014
Uncle Bill,You were the life of the party and one of the kindest men I ever knew! You are so very missed by family and friends. Much love.
- Shirley Craft
 Added: Oct. 10, 2012
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