Gregory Wayne Croft
Marlan Gary Funeral Home Chapel of Peace North
2500 Cleveland Ave
Columbus, OH
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

Published by The Columbus Dispatch from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2014.
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Marcella, My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so sorry for your loss. I just found out through a friend. God bless you and family. Ava Dawkins
May 30, 2015

We was sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved husband. We will keep you and the family lifted in prayers. Hold on to God's unchanging hand.
Felton & Phillipa
Phillipa Davis
November 25, 2014
So sorry for your loss. May your family, friends and God's word,the Bible be your strength during this difficult time.
November 20, 2014
Marcella,and cousins,GOD will walk with us in our time of sorrow,I am sorry that I could not be there.My heart is with you all.Dwayne L.Croft
Dwayne LaMar Croft
November 19, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. I pray that you have Peace and Blessing.
Gary I love you with all my heart!!
Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted.
Steven Brinkley
November 19, 2014
Our sincere condolences to the family. We are so sorry for your loss.

Ken and Elisa Tate - Atlanta, GA
November 19, 2014
May the Holy Spirit comfort and strengthen the Croft family!
Carrie J. Griffin
November 18, 2014
Marcella you and the family are in my prayers. May GOD give all of you strength during your time of sorrow.
Lynette Evans-Johnson
November 18, 2014
To Marcella and the Croft family sorry for your loss. May God continue to Bless & Keep you in your time of need. Hold onto your precious memories for God and the memories will see you through. Love you
Shelly Stewart
November 17, 2014
Remebering all the good times. You will always be remembered.
Sterry Etheridge
November 17, 2014
To the Croft family you are in my prayers, So sorry for you loss. Mr. Gregg was a good man and will be missed by all R.I.H
November 17, 2014
Love you all my condolences to the family you all are in my prayers.. Mrs. Lisa Jackson-James
November 17, 2014
I always called him Mr. Craft and he would smile and say you can call me
I told he I liked calling him Mr. Craft he deserved that respect because he was a true man
Respectful of God
And friends
I'm proud to say he was my friend
Gonna miss you buddy
Darlene Wagner
November 17, 2014
May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories !!! Be Strong !!!
Ken Smith
November 17, 2014
May God help the family during this difficult time. Mr. Croft was like a father to me, he always had me laughing. I pray for strength for the family. I love all of you!
November 17, 2014
My good friend. I'll miss you.
Clyde Bert Williams
November 17, 2014
Kim I'm sending you and the family love and prayers for comfort, peace and healing during this time of bereavement.
Beverly Shelley
November 17, 2014
Kim & Family

May the peace of GOD surround you during this time of bereavement.
Cheryl Aikens-Snyder
November 17, 2014
My deepest condolences to the Croft family, a very intelligent kind man had to go to Gods secret dwelling holy kingdom, we will continue to lift you up in our prayers love all of you
Benita Taylor
November 16, 2014
Deepest condolences to the family and we have you all in our prayer WINPHRIE FAMILY YOUNGSTOWN OH
Regina winphrie
November 16, 2014
To the Croft family, May the God of Peace and Comfort surround your family during this most difficult time. With our deepest sympathy. Teddy and Rachel Brown.
Theodore Brown
November 16, 2014
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