Sidney (Bird Dog) Craft, 55, of Magee passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Magee General Hospital from a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was surrounded by family, those he loved, and those who love him. Born on October 26, 1957, he was a son of the late Junior and Nellie (Eubanks) Craft.

Sidney is survived by his wife: Diane Craft; sons Dennis (Jamie Sue) Craft, Steven (Katy) Craft both of Magee, and Wyatt (Brandi) Bonner of Braxton; one daughter Christie Koeppen (Richard) of Hutchinson, KS; sisters: Ann Way of Harrisville, Betty Dollar of Taylorsville, Sandra Melton of Mt. Olive, Doris Bruce and Ethal Kemp both of Magee. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren: Jacob Meadows, Alan Sullivan, Lauren Sullivan, Ashton Craft, Sarah Craft, Shiann Craft, Gracie Craft, Kayla Craft, Andrew Brown, Brentley Bonner, and McKenzie Bonner.

Arrangements were entrusted to Tutor Funeral Home in Magee. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Calvary Baptist Church from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Services will be 3:00 pm, Friday, February 8, 2013 at Calvary Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Albert Creel officiating. 601-849-9995