June 26 2019 July 28 2019
Vincent G Craycroft, 58, of Ankeny, IA (formerly of Mt. Zion, IL) passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 28th, 2019 at Mercy Hospice Home in Johnston, IA with family and friends by his side. A Celebration of Life will be held 6:00pm Friday, August 9, 2019 at Maranatha Assembly of God Church, Decatur, IL. The family will receive friends and family from 4:00 PM until time of service. Vince was born June 26th, 1961 in Decatur, IL, the son of John(Jack) and Eileen Craycroft. He married Michelle (Shelly) Goodwin on November 8, 1989 in Ohua, Hawaii. They would have celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary this year. Vince was a dedicated husband and father to Shelly and son Jack. Vince enjoyed watching all sports but especially loved watching his son play hockey. Vince worked 20 years for Firestone in Decatur,IL, Murfreesboro , TN and Des Moines, IA. Vince was currently employed with John Deere Des Moines Works as an experimental team leader. Vince is survived by his wife Shelly and son Jack, mother Eileen, brothers Mark Craycroft of Sullivan, IL and Steve (Debbie) Craycroft of Decatur, IL and extended family John, Jerry, Jim (Nale) and Judy Doyle and several nieces and nephews. Vince was preceded in death by his father, mother-in-law Sharon Goodwin and sister-in-laws Gail Craycroft and Angie Wehrle. Donations can be made to the Staley Credit Union in Decatur, IL for a memorial in Vince’s honor at the Mid American Energy Company Recplex in Des Moines, IA. This new complex will support area youth hockey. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Vincent G. Craycroft please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Vincent G Craycroft June 26 2019 July 28 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Ankeny, state: Iowa