Frank Croad, 85, a resident of Saucier for 43 years and a native of Pontprede, South Wales, died Tuesday at the Stone County Hospital in Wiggins.
Mr. Croad, born Aug. 3, 1886, was a retired superintendent with the Kettler Elliott Company and resided in Chicago, Ill., prior to moving to Saucier.
He was a member of the Saucier United Methodist Church, the Carpenter's Union Local in Gulfport and the Masonic Lodge at Perkinston.
He is survived by two sons, Fred Croad, Los Angeles, Calif., and Robert Croad, Cayce, S.C.; and three grandchildren.
Friends may call at Riemann Funeral Home in Gulfport this evening after 6 o'clock.
The funeral service will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Pete Herndon, pastor of the Ramsay Memorial United Methodist Church, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Thomas Cumberland, pastor of the Saucier United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery with Masonic services at the graveside."
Biloxi Daily Herald, 13 Jan., 1972
Frank was also survived by the following siblings: Florence Croad Betser, Anna Croad Winger Tennis, George Croad, Daisy Croad Allen (my great-grandmother), Bertha Croad Burns, Charles Croad, Bessie Croad Taylor and William Croad. Anyone wanting a copy of the actual obituary, please contact me.