David Hugh Kraus was born on July 8, 1959 to the late Huey and Bernice Kraus in Coffee County, Tennessee. He passed away comfortably in his sleep on Aug. 14, 2019.

David was the youngest of his two brothers, Clifton and Luke Kraus, whom preceded him in death.

He is survived by his loving wife, Cheryl O’Neal; children, Justin and Ansley Kraus, Meredith and Andy Braden and Ben and Kristen O’Neal.

He was a wonderful grandfather to Miles Kraus, Nora and Stella Braden and Dorothy O’Neal.

David was a graduate of Tullahoma High School and Motlow College and pursued a career in precision machinery. David was an avid water skier and motorcyclist in his youth. He also enjoyed playing guitar and spending every moment possible with his grandchildren, whom he loved dearly.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at 1 p.m., at Fudder Funeral Home in Scottsboro. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.