Published: 5/30/21


William Russell Craun, age 73 of Pulaski, passed away Thursday May 27, 2021 at Southern Tennessee Regional Health Systems in Pulaski.


Mr. Craun was born May 28, 1947 in Des Moines, Iowa to the late Russell Albert and Muriel Evelyn Christie Craun. He was a United States Air Force Veteran, retired from Motorola and preceded in death by his parents, his wife Gracie Craun, brothers Philip Ray Craun, John “Jack” Albert Craun, and step son-in-law Jerry Hicks.


Visitation with the family will be Tuesday June 1, 2021 from 4 to 8 pm at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home.


Survivors include his step son Billy Birdsong and wife Kimberly of Pulaski, step daughter Michelle Hicks of Vancouver, WA, brother Dean Douglas Craun of California, sister-in-laws Tana Craun of Indiana, Valerie Craun of South Carolina, grandchildren Breanna Birdsong, Joey Hicks, Haley Medley, Chris “Tiny” Hicks,  five great grandchildren, and serveral nieces and nephews.


Carr & Erwin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.