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“MY BROTHER MAY YOU REST IN THE LOVING ARMS AND PEACE OF JESUS TILL WE ALL MEET AGAIN AMEN HALLELUJAH AMEN GLORY TO GOD PRAISE GOD BLESS YOU AND ALL...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: PAUL IMES - WARREN, OH - Coworker

“Amy, Jake and Caleb: Chris meant a lot to me and to all of his camping buddies. We have so many fond memories with him that we will cherish for the...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Matt Foglia - Wexford, PA

“Dear Craft Family,We are thinking of you.Love Cara and Carla Hendrix ”
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“Memory Eternal! All memories of Chris, such a kind cousin, are treasured. My condolences especially to Ron, Jim, and Jeanne and their families with...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Claudia Libertin - Ponte Vedra, FL

“Gone too soon. He was so kind & sweet and a gentle soul. My heart goes out to his family. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Connie Tarr - hubbard, OH

“Amy, David and I have been thinking of you and your family. Chris was such a wonderful, kind and nice person. Please know that you are in our...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Jane Pettola - Hubbard, OH

“We are so sorry your loss. Chris was a dear cousin who will be dearly missed. We will be in France and will miss the services and burial. Send our...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Jerry Hiznay - New Springfield, OH


Chris Samuel Craft, 51 of Ravenna died Monday, September 4, 2017, UH Portage Medical Center

He was born January 22, 1966 in Youngstown to Howard and Stella (Hiznay) Craft. Chris was a highly regarded supervisor at Delphi, in Warren, Ohio where he worked for 32 years.

Chris found peace at Edisto Island, SC where he spent time with his family and friends annually. Known to many as the "Big Cheese," his kind heart and generosity welcomed all. His hospitality created fond memories for everyone he touched, especially at bonfires, July 4th Celebrations and on camping adventures. He enjoyed camping, fishing, golfing and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Amy (Higgins) Craft, whom he married on September 10, 1988; sons, Jacob Samuel Craft and Caleb Joseph Craft both of Ravenna, Ohio; brothers, Howard Ronald Craft and wife Ann of Cortland and James Craft of Hubbard; sister, Jeannie and husband Bob Williams of Columbus; nephew, Robert Williams Jr. and fiancé Laura Linsinbigler; nieces, Leanne Moore and husband Patrick of Columbus and Ashley Craft of Liberty. He was loved by all his family and many friends including Jeffery Higgins of Hubbard; sister-in-law, Cynthia Mikita of Steubenville; niece, Nina Mitchell; and nephews Ian Mitchell and Pablo Ponce; and 2 great nephews and nieces, John and Kayla Mitchell.

He will be greatly missed by everyone whose lives he touched. May he rest in peace.

Calling hours will be held 4-7 PM Monday, September 11 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent. Funeral mass will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 12 at St. Patrick Church with Father Richard Pentello officiating. Burial will be held at Standing Rock Cemetery.