Joseph Richard Crafton, age 35, of Marble Falls, Arkansas, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012, at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison. He was born March 7, 1977, in Ottumwa, Iowa, the son of Clarence V. and Rachel E. (Allman) Crafton.
Joe enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. He was a truck driver for Arkola Sand and Gravel in Harrison.
Joe is survived by his loving wife, Angel Christina Crafton, of the home; his daughters, Meredith and Meadow Scarpa, of the home; and his parents, Clarence and Rachel Crafton, of Marble Falls, Arkansas.
Joe is also survived by his sisters, Laura Moyer of Missouri and Dixie Crafton of Iowa; his brothers, Michael Crafton, Richard Weltch, and Mark Weltch, all of Marble Falls; and a host of other family and dear friends.
Visitation was just prior to funeral service.
Funeral service was Saturday, January 5, 2013, at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home, with Pastor Brian Herring officiating.
Pallbearers were Travis Crafton, Andrew Weltch, Evan Miller, Kyle Mason, Ray Connell and Jay Branden.