James C. Crouse, 79, of Holiday Island, Ark., died Friday, May 29, 2009, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Ark.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at Mt. Olive Cemetery near Marshall, with Rev. Allen Thrasher officiating. Memorials may be made to Mt. Olive Cemetery Association in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born March 25, 1930, in Medicine Lodge, Kan., he was the son of the late Harry Crouse and Merle Montgomery Crouse Monaghan. On Jan. 9, 1960, he married Joyce Buck, who survives of the home. He had lived in Holiday Island since August 1994, moving from Topeka, Kan. He retired from the State of Kansas Division of Printing in 1992. He was a member of Holiday Island Community Church, Elks Lodge and Holiday Island Men's Golf League.
Additional survivors include two daughters, Jill Cummings and her husband, Jaye, of Chelsea, Maine, and Jana Meeks of Dallas, Ga.; one son, Jeff Crouse and his wife, Jennifer, of Pleasanton, Calif.; six grandchildren; one brother, Jerry Crouse and his wife, Nancy, of Holiday Island; an additional sister-in-law, Jean Buck of rural Marshall; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Dr. C.R. Monaghan.
Additional information provided per family recompense.