Arthur "Guz" Peter Crofts, 92, passed away December 9, 2018. He was born in Norwich, CT the son of the late Alfred Henry Crofts and Alice Gertrude Larkham Crofts. He was predeceased by his wife, Priscilla Elizabeth Bailey Crofts; daughter, Penelope Crofts; and son-in-law, Rev. Dr. Willis I. Dowling. Arthur was a United States Navy veteran having served during WWII. He later went on to own and operate Avicroft Hatchery, work as an electrician, and eventually retire as a postal carrier for the United States Post Office.
Arthur is survived by his daughter, Heather Dowling; sons, Roger Crofts and Peter Crofts; grandchildren and their spouses, Ben (Marcie), Bethany (Dan), Anna, Jennifer (Sean), Nathan, and Rebecca; and great grandchildren, Grace, Josiah, Noelle, Paityn, and Lillianna.
A celebration of life service with military honors will be held Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Buckler-Johnston Funeral Home, 121 Main St., Westerly, RI 02891 with Rev. Kurt Carlson officiating. His burial will be private at Union Cemetery in North Stonington, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to North Stonington Grange c/o Nancy Weismuller, 273 Wintechog Hill Rd., North Stonington, CT 06359.