Rev. Robert L. Craft

Rev. Robert L. Craft

Rev. Robert L. Craft, 76, of Mansfield, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 22, 2021 at OhioHealth Mansfield.


Bob was born on October 17, 1944 in Olive Hill, Kentucky. He was the son of Garnet Rose. Bob was a dedicated employee of Bunting Bearing for many years. He proudly served in the United States Navy. Bob loved the Lord, and was a Pastor at Crestline Church of God. He was not shy about sharing the love of Jesus with others as he loved talking about it and inviting people to church. He used his talents of playing the guitar and singing for the Lord as well. Bob would always let you know he was praying for you. Just like his Lord and Savior, Bob strived to always see the best in everyone and see past their flaws. He was a devoted husband, father, and much loved grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed camping and fishing.


Bob leaves behind his wife of 43 years, Sue Craft; his sons, Robert L. (Diane) Craft Jr., Rick Craft, and Darrell (Donita) Craft all of Mansfield; his grandchildren, Nikki Craft of Columbus, Brittnay Borders of Galion, Cody Craft and Destiny Craft both of Mansfield; his great-grandchildren, Adyson, Oakly, Bently, and Paisleigh Borders; and a sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Ron. He was preceded in death by his mother; his daughter, Dreama Lynn Craft; and brother, Richard Craft.


Family and friends may visit from 10:00-11:00 am on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond St. Funeral services will follow immediately at 11:00 am with Rev. Clifford Earl Tackett officiating. Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail Squad will perform military honors at the funeral home following the service. Bob will be laid to rest in Mansfield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in care of the funeral home.

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