Hugh J. Crouch

Hugh J. Crouch, 99, of Belleville, Illinois, born Friday, May 7, 1909, in Bardwell, Kentucky, died Friday, January 16, 2009 at Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville, IL.

Mr. Crouch was a member of Gothic Lodge #852 AF and AM, Scottish Rite Bodies and Ainad Shrine for 64 years.

He is preceded in death by everyone he knew including :

  • First Wife: Leona nee Allgire Crouch
  • Second Wife: Hazel nee Weatherford Crouch
  • Parents: Rollie and Rebecca nee Jennings Crouch
  • Brother: Richard Crouch
  • Son-in-law: Richard Gither
  • Nephew: Richard Crouch
Surviving few that outlived him are his :
  • Daughter: Janet Gither of Lillian, AL
  • Grandchildren
    • Richard (Lisa) Gither III of Belleville, IL
    • Hugh (Lynn) Gither of Pensacola, FL
    • Ron (Maria) Gither of Belleville, IL
    • Patty (Paul) Craig of Florrisant, MO
    • Ellen (Marshall) George of Glen Carbon, IL
  • 18 Great Grandchildren
  • 2 Great Great Grandchildren
  • Nephew, Robert (Judy) Crouch, CA
Memorials: In lieu of flowers the family prefers that memorials be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.

Visitation: Friends may call from 10-11:00A.M. Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL

Funeral: Memorial masonic service will be held Saturday May 2, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Private Interment was held at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Hgts, IL.