Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Richard P. Crouse, 88, St. Marys, died at 10:32 p.m. Nov. 13, 2012, at the Golden Living Center, St. Marys.
He was born Nov. 26, 1923, in Dayton, to Albert and Olivia Balyeat Crouse. On July 18, 1943, he married Marian Abbott, who survives.
Also surviving are two children, Janet Schmidt, St. Marys, and Larry (Penny) Crouse, St. Marys; one sister, Jaywilva Craft, St. Marys; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Paul Crouse; two sisters, Freda Becker and Marcella Schroer; and two sons-in-law, Ed Walker and Wally Schmidt.
He graduated in 1941 from St. Marys Memorial High School, and was retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., St. Marys. He was a volunteer at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
Graveside burial rites are 11 a.m. Saturday at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys, the Rev. David Williams officiating.
Memorials may be given to Grand Lake Hospice.
Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, is handling arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to Millerfuneralhomes.net.