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Howard "Ron" Ronald Craft Jr.

November 14, 1957 ~ February 3, 2021 (age 63)


FOWLER Howard ”Ron” Ronald Craft Jr., 63, died Wednesday evening February 3, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital. He was born November 14, 1957 in Youngstown, a son of Howard and Stella Hiznay Craft Sr.

Mr. Craft, a 1976 graduate of Hubbard High School, was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church. He was a Sergeant for The Ohio State Highway Patrol for 27 years, retiring in 2012. Ron enjoyed his retirement while working around the house and doing yard work. He loved spending time with his family, especially with his only grandson Braunson and his dog Bruno.

He leaves his wife the former Ann M. Gerdy, whom he married September 20, 2015; a daughter, Ashley B. Craft of Liberty; a step daughter Macie M. Sowers of Cortland; a brother, James S. Craft of Hubbard; a sister, Jeanne L. Williams and her husband Robert of Naples, Florida; and a grandson Braunson.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Chris S. Craft.

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