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Marvin Lee Crafton

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Marvin Lee Crafton, 76, of Greencastle, formerly of Brazil, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012 following a long illness.

Marvin was born on July 23, 1935 in Clay County, the son of Glenn and Ferne (Stoelting) Crafton. He was reared by Ernest Mills.

Marvin was a member of the Cory High School graduating class of 1953.

Marvin was preceded in death by his father, Glenn Crafton, his mother, Ferne Crafton, and his stepfather, Ernest Mills.

He is survived by his wife, Joan (Davis) Crafton of Brazil; sons Chris Crafton (Sue) of Greencastle, Curtis Crafton (Michelle) of Athens, Tenn., and Carey Crafton of Fort Worth, Texas; stepson Robbie Alford of Finland; as well as eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a half-brother, Leland Mills of Brazil.

A memorial graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14 at Cottage Hill Cemetery, Brazil, with Pastor Bryan Smith officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Alzheimer's Association 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN 46209. Envelopes will be available at the service.

Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his remembrance.