Darvin (Jim) Croston, age 62, of Bolivar passed away on October 31, 2013. He was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia on November 27, 1950 to Denver and Dorothy Croston. Darvin served as a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War for two years. He was a member of the Army/Navy Club in Bolivar, IBEW Local #540 and the Timken Alumni Association. He worked for American Electric Power as a high lineman for 27 years retiring in 2004. Darvin loved to work outside and spend time with his grandson. He was a generous grandfather and uncle.
He is preceded in death by his parents; nephew, Steve Wegmiller; and brother-in-law, Art Abdulla. Surviving Darvin, is his son, Jonathan (Meghan) Croston; grandson, Jackson Croston; sisters, Jeanne Abdulla and Eunice (Gary) Wegmiller; brother, David (Linda) Croston; nieces and nephews, Alisa (Dan) McGinty, Gina (Steve) East, Dan (Jennifer) Wegmiller, Bob Wegmiller, and Eric (Lori) Croston; and great nieces and nephews, Aurora McGinty, Kaitlin East, Bridgette East, Jack and Joey Wegmiller, Bryce Wegmiller, Brandon and Brianna Croston, and David Oster.
Friends may call Tuesday, November 5, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at Karlo-Libby Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Sunset Hills Burial Park.