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David R. Crafton

January 31, 1943 — February 9, 2023


David R. Crafton, 80, of Owensboro, passed away, Thursday, February 9, 2023 under the Care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born January 31, 1943 in Daviess County, KY to the late Parvin and Mary Lois Crafton. He was an Owensboro High graduate.
David was a retired US Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War, served in Guam and missiles specialist, worked for 20 years at MPD in logistics. David loved traveling and mapping out trips, music, and attending theatrical shows and concerts.
Survivors include his best friend and companion, Faye Wilkerson and several cousins including his cousin Jim Bolser who was like a brother.
Memorial Graveside services will be held at 1:30PM, February 15, 2023 at Rosehill/Elmwood Cemetery in Owensboro.
Expressions of gratitude to the staff of Cedarhurst for their exceptional care.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 22116-7023.
Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Crafton. Leave your messages of condolence for the family of David R. Crafton and sign his virtual guestbook at

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

1:30 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery & Mausoleum

1300 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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