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Joseph Mark Kraai

September 21, 1970 ~ August 31, 2020 (age 49)


Joseph “Sparky” Mark Kraai, 49 of Hilliard passed away Monday, August 31, 2020. Joseph was born on September 21, 1970 in Jacksonville to the late Mr. Joseph K. and Mrs. Linda (Kellum) Kraai. Joseph, or better known to most as “Sparky”, enjoyed working as a painter and handyman for many years. In his spare time, he enjoyed going to the keys and fishing.

Sparky was preceded in death by his father Mr. Joseph K. Kraai.

He is survived by his children, Ashley Kraai of Jacksonville, Bradly Kraai, Amberly Kraai, and Kailey Kraai all of Callahan; two adopted children: Blake and Margaret both of Callahan; mother: Linda Kraai of Jacksonville; as well as other friends and extended family.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

Hawke M.T. Forbes and H.M. “Hank” Forbes Jr. of Forbes Funeral Home are assisting the family with arrangements. “With Your Family In Mind”. 904-259-4600. Please leave your thoughts and condolences for the family in the online guestbook at

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