CROUCH, PAUL EDWARD of Irving passed away on Sunday August 3, 2003 at 9:05 PM. He was born in Farmers Branch, TX on June 8, 1925 to Arthur Bee and Annie Bell Crouch. Paul Crouch was a veteran of World War II. He fought with Co. G 179th Inf. 45th Div. at Anzio Beach in France and Germany. He was also in Company B 61st armored Infantry Battalion. He was awarded a Purple Heart for his wounds suffered in Germany. He was discharged in 1945 and returned to Dallas. He moved to Irving in 1949 where he resided until his death. He went into business for himself in 1950, opening Crouch Sand and Gravel, he retired in 1983. He helped form the local Saddle Club for family and friends to enjoy. He loved his family, horses, fishing and hunting. Paul Crouch was preceded in death by his wife Bernice Marie Crouch, his parents, his brothers Clyde, J.B., Arthur Bee Jr. Crouch, his sisters Bernice Glass, and Flois Crouch. He is survived by sons Carl Crouch, Roger Crouch and wife Becky, Guy Crouch and wife Jo, brother Melvin Crouch; grandchildren; Lisa Jacobs, Alesha Grecu, Ty Crouch and Todd Crouch, great-grandchildren; Tristan Grecu, Patricia Ann and Jett Jacobs. There are many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends he cherished. The family would like to thank Bill and Maxine Dulworth for their special friendship, love and care during this time and throughout the years. The family will receive friends 6-8 P.M. Tuesday August 5, 2003 at Brown's Memorial Funeral Home. Services will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday August 6, 2003 at Brown's Memorial Chapel with Pastor Jerry Perrill officiating. Interment to follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. Brown's Memorial Funeral Home 707 N. MacArthur Blvd. Irving (972) 254-4242
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Aug. 5, 2003