Glenn A. Croy, 95, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday evening, July 11, 2012, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin.
He was born Nov. 17, 1916, in Dola, to James H. and Clara (Hoffman) Croy. He married Clara Friedel April 21, 1938, in Kenton, and she passed away Oct. 20, 2000.
Survivors include two sons, Gary L. (Adelene) Croy of Berea and James E. (Martha) Croy of Westerville; one brother, Charles H. Croy of Lima; one sister, Dorothy Wilson of Dola; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Preceding him in death are his parents and a sister, Ruth Obenour.
Glenn attended Tiffin University and Ohio University Banking School, Athens, and served in the United States Army during World War II. He retired in 1981, after 23 years, as assistant vice president of the former Tiffin Savings Bank. He was a professional musician, playing guitar in several big bands including Mack Finch Orchestra, Kenton; Charlie Haaser Band at Rainbow Garden, Fremont; Erv Hughs Band, Gibsonburg; and Decker Red Shirts at Meadowbrook Park, Bascom.
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, volunteered his time there and was an elder. He was active in Kiwanis Club for 44 years and received the Member of the Year Award in 1999; volunteering for many worthy causes. Glenn also enjoyed traveling and boating as a member of the United States Power Squadron.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church, 96 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, with the Rev. Katie Treadway officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin, with military honors being conducted by the United Veterans Council.
Friends may visit with the family from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424 and from 1-2 p.m. Friday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Home.
Letters of condolence may be sent and the guest book signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.