Warren Davis Croy, 83, of Pearisburg, departed this life to be with the Lord Tuesday morning, July 5, 2011 at the Virginia Veterans Care Center in Salem, VA. Born in Staffordsville on March 15, 1928, he was a son of the late Robert Lee and Bessie Lou Johnston Croy. He was retired as a millwright from the Celanese Celco Plant at Narrows, was a member of First Christian Church (DOC) in Pearisburg, was a member of Wabash Lodge IOOF, was a veteran of the U S Army during the Korean Conflict, was a member of VFW Post 6000 in Narrows and was a member of Giles Lodge No. 106 AF&AM in Pearisburg. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Margaret Merrix Croy, his brother Buford Croy, and his sisters Lillian Stafford and Mable Lee Motley.
He leaves to cherish his memory his daughters and sons-in-law Kay and Billy Patton of Pearisburg, Lynn C. Morris of Pembroke, Drema Croy of Pearisburg, Rene’ and Gary Cox of Christiansburg, Keely and Brandon Farlow of Grottoes; his son and daughter-in-law Warren Keith and Diania Long Croy of Bozoo, WV; his brother J. B. Croy of Pembroke; his grandchildren Shane, Dylan, and Brad Cox, Travis and Shelley Patton, Seth and Kari Croy, Andrew and Isaiah Farlow.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 AM in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow Street, Pembroke with entombment following in Birchlawn Abbey in Pearisburg. Graveside military services will be conducted by VFW Post 6000, American Legion Posts 145 at Peterstown, 311 at Pembroke, and 68 at Narrows. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Giles Adult Daycare in Pearisburg. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.