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William Kraft

William E. "Bill" Kraft

February 20, 1951 August 21, 2019

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Obituary for William E. "Bill" Kraft

William E. “Bill” Kraft, 68

POLAND, OH - William E. “Bill” Kraft, of East Liverpool, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Hospice House in Poland following a lengthy illness. He was 68.

Born in East Liverpool, a son of the late James E. and Mary Wilson Kraft, he worked at the Hall China Company until retiring in 2014. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was stationed in Germany. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and enjoyed going to Mountaineer. Above all things in life, Bill loved his family and especially enjoyed being with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Kraft, whom he married April 16, 1987. There are three children: Tracy Kraft, Chris Kraft and his wife, Taunja, and Renea Kraft, all of East Liverpool, as well as two grandchildren: Devin and Kynlee Kraft.

He also leaves four sisters: Laverna M. Quinn of East Liverpool, Mary Lou Pridemore and her husband, Larry, of Texas, Dianna Lynn Parish and her husband, William, of Florida, and Patricia Henson and her husband, Mark, of Alabama, along with four brothers: Gary Kraft and his wife, Cec, of Tennessee, Jimmie Kraft and his wife, Jo, of Mississippi, Frank Kraft of East Liverpool, and Thomas Kraft and his wife, Lydia, of East Liverpool.

Friends may visit Saturday afternoon and evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 24th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
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    Saturday, August 24th, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, August 24th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, August 24th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Rae L. Landfried Springer

So sorry for the loss of a good guy. Remember the whole family growing up in the neighborhood!! Prayers for comfort
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Jerry Crabtree

I very sorry that I could not make it to Billy's visitation to say goodbye to a friend and neighbor, My deepest condolences goes out to his wife and family members, may you all have a safe return to your homes. Jerry Crabtree
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Dean, Kelley, and Ed (Atkeison)

Uncle Billy brought so many gifts to so many!!! We will never forget him. He will remain in our hearts forever. Sent with much love...........
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