William E. Crater, 67, Hermitage, died Thursday, Nov. 29.
Crater was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was the son of the late, Claude and Oma Morris Crater. He was also preceded in death by two sisters.He is survived by: wife of 26 years, Gail Huddleston Bennett Crater; sons, Jay (Betty) Crater, Joseph (Amy) Crater and Raphael Crater; step-son, Michael (Jennifer) Bennett; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces, Mary Reynolds and Cynthia Davis.
Funeral services will be conducted 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at Bond Memorial Chapel.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.
Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com