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Mr. Kent KraftKent Kraft, 55, of Amanda, passed away at his residence on Saturday, May 14, 2011. He was born November 30, 1955 in Lancaster and was the son of P.D. and Clara (Schooley) Kraft. Kent was a 1973 graduate of Amanda Clearcreek High School and former employee of Simmons and Kleinline. Kent played men's fast pitch softball for over 15 years and coached high school girl's softball for 10 years (Hooty Hoot). He loved golfing, fishing in his pond and mushroom hunting but most of all loved spending time with his grandson.
Kent is survived by his wife of 29 years, Sheryl (Gray) Kraft; children, Leah Kraft of Lancaster, Kayla (Josh) Carroll and Keith Kraft both of Amanda; grandson, Landon Kraft; parents, P.D. (Clara) Kraft of Circleville; brother, Dave (Barb) Kraft of Amanda; sister, Kathy (Tom) Parmer of Circleville and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Brenda Dixon of Apple Valley. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Kerry Gray.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME in Amanda. Burial will be in Amanda Twp. Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday.
The family would like contributions be made ALS Assoc., 1170 Old Henderson Rd., Suite 221, Columbus, Ohio 43220 or MDA/ALS, 500 W. Wilson Bridge Rd., Worthington, Ohio 43085 in Kent's memory.
The Warner Family made a donation of $25 to help preserve Kent's legacy online.
May 18, 2011 at 12:15 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Kent,I remember your sweet smile all through school. You will be missed.Kathy ( Pine) Ramsay.
Kathy -Pine- Ramsay - May 17, 2011 at 01:30 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Rest in Peace Kent, I've thought of you often over the years, and spoke to Mother today and was informed of your slipping the bonds of this earth . Suffer no more my friend, and forever smile on the rest of us. Sincerely , Jim "J P " Palmer
Jim Palmer - May 15, 2011 at 06:46 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Sorry to hear about your loss.
Ashley, Andy, Colton
Ashley Bevard - May 15, 2011 at 02:53 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Taylor Funeral Home made a donation of $65 to help preserve this legacy online.
May 14, 2011 at 01:22 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Sheryl and kids,
so sorry for the loss of your husband, father, and friend. I feel lucky to have known Kent, I know you will miss his smile,and the many wonderful things about him. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Rita Cook Underwood
Rita Cook Underwood - May 15, 2011 at 06:36 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Sheryl and Family, and Krafts,
Extending our deepest sympathy, our thoughts, and our
prayers in your time of loss.Kent will forever be remembered! May God watch over and Bless.
Sincerely With Love,
Ginger, Mark, and Brandy Vannoy
Ginger L. Vannoy - May 24, 2011 at 10:04 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM