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William Michael Craft, Sr.

February 1, 1946 — April 10, 2022

William Michael Craft Sr., 76, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2022 at his home surrounded by his wife and children. Mike was born February 1, 1946 to Gilbert and Margaret Craft and was a lifelong resident of Citronelle, Alabama. Mike was a faithful, dedicated, lifelong member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and he had a strong affiliation with St. Theresa Catholic Church and its members many of whom were former students. Mike served in the Alabama National Guard for six years. He taught Automotive Mechanics at Citronelle High School for 30 years and enjoyed antique cars. Mike was a man of faith and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Margaret Craft, and his brother, Robert ''Bobby'' Craft. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Deborah Cole Craft; sons, William Michael Craft Jr. (Nikki) and Stephen Cole Craft (Alison); daughter, Teresa Craft Baggett (Malcolm); grandchildren: Aidan Craft, Jackson Craft, John David Craft, Kendall Craft, Delaney Baggett, Madelyn Sam Baggett; brothers: Joseph Craft (Ouida) and James Craft (Kathleen); sister-in-law, Patricia Craft; many beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Saturday, April 16, 2022 from 9am until 11am funeral service at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Rev. John Coghlan officiating. Graveside services will be private. Memorials may be made to St. Thomas Aquinas Building Fund, P.O. Box 61, Citronelle, Alabama 36522. Online condolences may be given at www.freemancitronelle.com. Freeman Funeral Home - Citronelle.

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Visitation

Saturday, April 16, 2022

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

, Citronelle, AL 36522

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

, Citronelle, AL 36522

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