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BERLIN, Ga. -- Leslie Columbus "L.C." Croft Jr., 91 of Berlin, Ga., died Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Pruitt Health Magnolia Manor.
Graveside rites will be held at 2:00PM Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Hempstead Cemetery with the Rev. Warren Gilpin officiating.
Born July 7, 1926 in Moultrie, Ga., he was the son of the late Leslie Columbus Croft Sr. and Mary Anna Hardgrager Croft. Mr. Croft was a retired self-employed mechanic and was of the Baptist faith. His family remembers how he loved to go fishing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Juanita Payne Lord Croft; daughter, Diane Hall and five sisters.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Frances Barlow of Barnwell, S.C.; two step-sons, Claude Lord and wife Linda of Moultrie, Ga., and Danny Lord and wife Jo of California; step-daughter, De Lisa Lord Crapps of Cairo, Ga.; nine grandchildren, Mike Barlow, Melanie Ryans, Denise Edwards, Claude Lord III, DeWayne Hall, Scott Hall, Tyler Clifton, Danny Lord Jr. and Amber Lord; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 1:30PM-2:00PM Wednesday at Hempstead Cemetery.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.cobbfuneralchapel.com.
Published on December 5, 2017
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