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John Wayne Croft

January 18, 1949 ~ October 16, 2021 (age 72)


John Wayne Croft, 72, passed away on October 16, 2021. He was born on January 18, 1949, in Fort Worth, Texas to Donald Wayne Croft and Eula “Tootsie” Grooms.


John was a Christian, husband, father, philosopher, coach and musician. He had a great passion for cooking, both inside and in the backyard on the pit. John was a proud US Airforce veteran that served and loved his country. Most importantly, John’s greatest title was Granddad and he loved his eight grandchildren very much.  


He is survived by his loving wife, Karen (Mast) Croft; his son, John Dylan Croft; daughters, Chasidy Cleaver (Johnny) and Elizabeth Horner (Shawn); grandchildren, Haley, Gracie, Johnny, Lexie, Eian, Reagan, Cameron and Bray; as well as his brother, David Croft (Karen).


He was preceded in death by his parents.


The family has asked that in lieu of flowers that a donation be made your favorite local charity.


A visitation will be held at Willis Funeral Service on Friday, October 22, 2021, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John, please visit our floral store.


October 22, 2021

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Willis Funeral Service
3513 Harrison Street
Batesville, AR 72501

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