2017-11-08 / Obituaries

Thomas Crafton, 98

Thomas Crafton, 98 of Cloverdale, passed away Friday, November 3, 2017.

He was born June 5, 1919 in Shelby County, Indiana to the late Frank and Jessy (Kenney) Crafton.

He married Dorris O. Crafton August 1, 1941 and she preceded him in death.

Tom retired from Lilly’s as a machinist, and was a farmer, raising horses.

He is survived by his son, Thomas M. Crafton; and daughter, Janet Lybrand; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 11great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Carol Crafton, and Ronney Crafton.

He is also preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Joann Eck.

Services for Tom will be held Friday, November 10 at 1 p.m. at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time. Burial will follow at New Providence Cemetery.

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