Eugene L. Craft, 88, of Atlanta, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Sunday (April 2, 2017) at St. Clara's Manor, Lincoln.
Private funeral services were held. Burial was at Funks Grove Cemetery in rural McLean.
Eugene Lee Craft was born Dec. 27, 1928, in Clinton, the son of Leola and Lou Verna Burke Craft. He married Eileen J. Hynd on Jan. 29, 1953. She survives.
Also surviving are their children, Norma, Tim and Gena; one brother, Vaughan Craft; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Susan.
Gene graduated from Atlanta High School in 1947.
Memorials may be made to the Atlanta Rescue Squad or St. Clara's Manor.
Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home, Atlanta.