Dunnellon, FL - Paul Walter Croft, 72, died May 18, 2018 at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Iverness, FL. He was born in Coshocton, OH on July 11, 1945 and was predeceased by his parents, Victor Robert Croft and Marie Laura (nee’ Hoffman), and a brother, Victor John Croft. He is survived by his beloved wife, Thelma Lee (nee’ Barnes) Barefield Croft, whom he married on November 15, 1972, four sisters, Roberta (Don) Barnett, Donna (Heinz) Zimmerman, Linda (Don) Sawyer and Lillian (William) Rotter, several nieces and nephews, and most special family friend, Dennis Kash.
After retiring from a long career as an electrical engineer, Paul enjoyed gardening, cooking and tinkering with electrical components in his garage. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Rainbow Lakes or the Citrus County Humane Society.