William D. Craft, Jr., age 84, of McKeesport, formerly of Duquesne, died February 19, 2021, at home. Born January 22, 1937, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late William D. Sr. and (Thelma) Craft and companion, Terry Kugler.
William was a retired truck driver for Matlack Inc. He enjoyed motorcycles, especially Harley Davidson. William loved animals and volunteered at a wildlife refuge in Florida, where he worked with exotic animals.
In addition to his companion Terry, William is survived by son, Daniel (Ruth) Craft, of McKeesport; grandchildren, Stephanie Craft, of McKeesport and Lanessa (Anthony) Craft-Capelli, of Pleasant Hills and step-daughter, Amanda Kugler, of FL.
He was also preceded in death by son, Philip "Lee" Craft; daughter, Janis Craft; sister; Joan Craft and grandson, Phillip Lee Craft, Jr.
Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory. A graveside blessing service, military honors, and inurnment will take place in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies on Monday, March 1, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. Procession to the cemetery will leave Willig Funeral Home & Crematory at 12:30 p.m.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com.
Charles Danforth, Supervisor.
Originally published February 26, 2021.