Roger Craft, age 80, of Richmond, Indiana, passed peacefully surrounded by his family on August 30, 2022, He was born October 22, 1941, to Fred and Erla (Kamp) Craft in Richmond, Indiana. Roger was a lifelong resident of Richmond and was a 1959 graduate of Richmond High School.
He worked at AVCO as a machinist. He then became employed by Wayne County working more than 25 years for the Surveyor, Auditor, and then retired from the Planning and Zoning Office as Administrator. He began his second career as an insurance agent working for McQuiston Insurance and finally retired after 15 years with them. He was also an Army veteran.
He was a lifelong Catholic and was a parishioner at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish. Roger was a member of Council #580 Knights of Columbus. He was active in the Cursillo community, and Catholic Men of Action Group. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family, especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years Darice (Kitchel), his son Rhett (Michelle) Craft, his daughter Cori (Eric) Cole; and grandchildren Dylan, Grant, Wyatt, Layla, and Gavin; his brother Bruce (Mary Lou) Craft, sisters Christine and Barbara Craft, sister-in-law Peggy Craft, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Carl.
Liturgy of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday September 7, 2022 at St. Mary’s Church with Fr. Dustin Boehm officiating. Roger’s burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday September 6, 2022 at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be given to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish 240 South 6th Street Richmond, Indiana 47374 or the American Heart Association, www.heart.org. Online condolences may be shared with the family via the guest book at stegallberheideorr.com.