Mr. Croney died of natural causes at 11:40 p.m. Sunday, February 27, 2011 at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville,
He was born December 28, 1930 in Christian County to the late Houston Croney and Susie Wright Croney.
He was a member of the Allen Grove Baptist Church. He worked as a road grader for the Christian County Highway Department and was a United States Army Veteran having served in the Korean War.
He is survived by one son, Larry Wilson (and wife Pamela) of Cadiz; two daughters, Sheila Wilson Stanley (and husband Richard) of Columbia, S.C. and Carmen Croney of Hopkinsville; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.