July 24, 1942 ~ June 8, 2022

Born in: Michigan
Resided in: Atlanta, Georgia

William Albert Croft Jr. (79 years old) was surrounded by family as he went home to be with Christ on June 8th, 2022 in Atlanta, GA. He was born on July 24, 1942 and was from Crivitz, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents Jennie and William Albert Croft Sr. He is survived by his 2 daughters Amanda Croft (Tucker Blair) and Miriam Piede (Adam Piede).  He is also survived by his 5 brothers and 2 sisters; David Croft (Maryann), Albert Croft, Pat Croft (Rose), Mike Croft (Kathy), John Croft (Penny), JoAnne Croft, and Mary Ann Croft.  “Grandpa Bill” also leaves behind 3 precious grandchildren Pace, Zayah and Jake and many other nieces, nephews and extended family members.

William “Bill”, lived in Wisconsin for over 70 years before spending his later years with his daughters in Atlanta, GA. Bill spent his early life living and working on the family farm – Croft Farms with his parents and siblings. Croft Farms, and his time on the farm, was ever important to him throughout his life. He eventually moved to Madison, WI where he worked for UW-Madison, ran his own business and raised his family.

Bill had a passion for Science and held a PhD in Human Pathology from UW-Madison and also a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota. He spent much of his adult life deep into research, helping people and animals.

Being from Wisconsin, naturally, Bill was a huge Green Bay Packers fan and watched every game religiously. He also was a published author, had multiple patents and enjoyed nature. Bill had a spiritual side and always liked a good Sci-Fi movie. He was a fearless, generous, loving person and will be missed by many.

A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Brookhaven, GA on June 13th, at 1:00pm with a burial at Honey Creek Woodlands in Conyers, GA to follow. Those who are unable to attend can view a streaming of the service online. Please contact his daughters for details.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name can be made to Honey Creek Woodlands Honey Creek Woodlands | Natural Burial Site | Conyers Georgia, 2625 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30094.

Services

Funeral Mass: June 13, 2022 1:00 pm - June 13, 2022 2:00 pm

Our Lady of the Assumption Parish
1350 Hearst Drive
Atlanta, GA


Interment: June 13, 2022 2:30 pm - June 13, 2022 3:00 pm

Honey Creek Woodlands
2625 GA-212
Conyers, GA 30094

(770) 483-7535

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  1. Sending my heartfelt condolences to Miriam and her family. May your fond memories of your Dad help you navigate these difficult time. Sending positive vibes your way.

  2. Mandy,
    I am sorry to hear about your Dad. My heart and prayers are with you and your family,
    Cara

  3. Miriam and family,
    Sending you my deepest heartfelt, sincere sympathy, love and prayers🙏.
    It was a blessing and honor to know your sweet Dad.
    Voncille

  4. Sorry for loss, Mandy, we enjoyed knowing you guys when we were neighbors! Our thoughts are wish you, Dostis

  5. CandleImageI am very sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. croft. My prayers are with the family. He was a big help to me during my time as a patient and helping me to learn and do research. What a wonderful man he was. May he rest in peace.

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