Athens Review, Athens, Texas

March 11, 2014

James Croft


The Athens Review

Athens — Brownsboro – Funeral services for James Croft, 42, of Brownsboro, Texas are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens, Texas with Bro. Jonathan Lilley officiating.  Interment will follow at Jennings Mountain Cemetery in Brownsboro, Texas.

Mr. Croft passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Brownfield, Texas due to a work accident.

James L. Croft born July 15, 1971 in Palestine, Texas the son of Forrest Lane Croft Sr. and Joyce Stanley Croft.  He loved fishing and fast cars.  He has been with his wife Tammy since March 10, 2006 and PeePaw was a loving family man that will be missed by all he knew and loved.

James was preceded in death by his brother Forrest Lane Croft Jr.

He is survived by his loving wife, Tammy Croft of Brownsboro, Texas; two sons, Lance Cantrell and wife Falon of Brownsboro, Texas, Brad Cantrell and wife Kayla of Poynor, Texas; three daughters, Rebecca Smith and husband Jeff of Brownsboro, Texas, Heather Cantrell of Brownsboro, Texas, Courtney Croft of Oakwood, Texas; his father, Forrest Croft Sr. of Corsicana, Texas; his mother, Joyce Kaminsky of Oakwood, Texas; three brothers, Curtis Croft and wife Cristine of Arlington, Texas, Don Croft of Corsicana, Texas, Charles Norris of Oakwood, Texas and three grandchildren, Brynlee Cantrell, Sylus Smith and Aiden Cantrell. 

Serving as Pallbearers will be Lance Cantrell, Brad Cantrell, Jeff Smith, Cecil Holt, Curtis Croft, Don Croft and Charles Norris. 

Visitation will be held Monday, March 10, 2014 from 6-8:00 P.M. at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens. 

Arrangements were entrusted to the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Family in Athens, TX.

You may write condolences or light a memorial candle at: www.hannigansmith.com.