Friday, August 23, 2019

Thomas E. Croft, Jr.

Services for Thomas E. Croft, Jr. will be held Saturday, August 24, 2019, at 11 a.m. from McClain-Hays Chapel with Dr. Mike Carr officiating. Burial will follow in Longino Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, August 23, 2019 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home. McClain-Hays Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Croft, 70, of Philadelphia, died August 21, 2019.

He was a native of Louisville and a resident of Philadelphia. He formerly worked at Spartus of Louisville, U.S. Motors, Chata, and Richardson Moulding. After retirement he worked as a courier for The Citizens Bank and a part-time route distribution worker for The Neshoba Democrat. He served in Desert Storm and retired after 20 years from Mississippi National Guard 155th Armed Brigade in Louisville. Mr. Croft attended Trinity Baptist Church in Philadelphia.

Survived by his wife Linda Cosgrove Croft of Philadelphia; daughter, Cindy Croft of Ruston, La; son, Chris (Terri) Croft of Hattiesburg; sister-in-law, Susan Cosgrove of Philadelphia; brother-in-law, Mike (Sylvia) Cosgrove of Lawrence, MS; four nephews and their families.

Preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Alberta Croft.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project 223, Rosa L. Park Avenue, Suite 301, Nashville, TN 37203.