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Jacob Taylor Craft

April 27, 1993 ~ May 21, 2018 (age 25)
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Jacob T. Craft, 25, of St. Marys, died suddenly on May 21, 2018, at OSU Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.

He was born April 27, 1993, in Lima, Ohio, the son of James and Sheila (Carillon) Craft.

He is survived by his parents, James and Sheila (Carillon) Craft of St. Marys. He is survived by his siblings: Brian (Jennifer) Craft of Portland, Oregon; Derek Craft of St. Marys; Aaron (Megan) Craft of Deer Park, Ohio; Alison (Jessie Heyder) Delaplane of Spring Hill, Florida; Mario (Jackie) Salvador of Westerville, Ohio; a nephew, Spencer Delaplane, and by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Also surviving is his grandmother, Helen Carillon of Wilmington, North Carolina.

He is survived by his extended family, including John and Wendy Brewster of Lima; Kathy Jones of Lima; John Brewster, Jr of Lima; Bethany Gibson of Lima; Brittany Smith of Lima; Lloyd Junior Horton of Lima; Bill and Billie Gibson of Lima; Billie Fugatt of Lima. He is survived by a very close friend, Kari Sexton of New Bremen.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Edgar and JWilva Craft; Earl Carillion, Sr. and Bill Fugatt.

Jacob was a 2011 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School. He enjoyed doing auto repair and body work. He was a big fan of the OSU Buckeyes. He never met a stranger, and he was a talented artist and singer. He liked John Deere tractors and farming and he loved his dogs. Most of all, Jacob will be remembered for his huge heart for others.

Funeral rites will  be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 25, 2018, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, Pastor Bev Hurlburt, officiant. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.

Friends may call from 5-8 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family requests that everyone dress casually to honor Jacob’s down to earth lifestyle. Memorial gifts may be given to the Auglaize County Humane Society. Condolences may be sent to Jacob’s family via


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