Paul David “P.D.” Kraft, 87, of Circleville, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Pickaway Manor. He was born on August 24, 1930 in Pickaway County and was the son of the late Turney and Lola (Leist) Kraft. P.D. was a graduate of Circleville High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Pontius United Methodist Church and was retired from Columbus Pipe and Equipment.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Clara Ann (Schooley) Kraft; son, Dave (Barb) Kraft of Amanda and a daughter, Kathy (Tom) Parmer of Circleville; daughter-in-law, Sheryl Kraft Nugen of Grove City; grandchildren, Keena (Jason) Rich, Perry Kraft, Kive Kraft, Kristine Kraft, Kiley (Matthew) Frazier, Leah (Ethan) Strope, Kayla (Josh) Carroll, Keith Kraft, Erin (Jason) Hughey, Bryan (Michelle) Parmer; 10 great grandsons and 2 great granddaughters and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Kent Kraft; one brother and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Pontius United Methodist Church, 7218 Stoutsville Pike, Circleville, Ohio 43113 with Pastor Tom Jividen officiating. Burial will follow in Pontius Cemetery where military honors will be provided by Amvets Post #2256, Circleville. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda and one hour prior to church.
The family suggest memorial contributions to Heartland Hospice, 116 Morris Rd., Suite C, Circleville, Ohio 43113 in P.D.’s memory.