Croft Gregory Wayne Croft I, age 53. Sunrise March 19, 1961 in Youngstown, OH and Sunset November 13, 2014 in Columbus, OH. Gregory was a graduate of Youngstown East High School, a veteran Military Police in the U.S. Army and owner of Platinum Status Entertainment, Croft Entertainment Complex (CEC), Builder Plus and Serusha -Steiner Associates. Gregory was a member of Holy Trinity Baptist Church in Youngstown and attended Triedstone Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father Weymouth Croft. Left to cherish his memory, wife of 33 years, Marcella Croft; mother, Janette (Edward) Clinkscale; children, Gregory Croft II, LaToya Croft and Marcus Croft; brother, Gary (Adrian) Croft; sister, Kimberly (Herbert) Thornton; grandchildren, Malachi Croft Jackson, JayShawn Croft and Myjoi Desroches-Croft; and a host of other family and friends. Visitation 6 p.m. and Home Going Service 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Triedstone Baptist Church 858 E. 3rd Ave. Interment 12 noon Thursday at Tod Cemetery in Youngstown, OH. Arrangements entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE 2500 Cleveland Ave. To order flowers and offer condolences to The Croft Family, visit www.TheChapelofPeace.com
Published by The Columbus Dispatch from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2014.