Raymond Stewart Crouse (2018-09-06 14:43:33)

Raymond Stewart Crouse, age 88 of 955 Pulltail Road, Glade Valley, NC passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018 at his residence.

He was born September 6, 1929 in Alleghany County to the late Charlie Rufus and Letha Blackburn Crouse. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Ruth Absher Crouse; two brothers, Earl Crouse and Herbert Crouse; six sisters, Viola Wood, Janie Wagoner, Gladys Brown, Ruth Loggins, Marie Nicholas, and Tressie Crouse. Raymond loved his family and friends. He loved to joke and make others laugh. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Anders Crouse of the home; two sons, Wayne Crouse and wife Audra of Glade Valley, Melvin Crouse and wife Kerry of Glade Valley; two stepsons, Jason Sturgill of Sparta, Chad Foster of Sparta; one step-daughter, Denna Hampton of Sparta; eight grandchildren, Michael Crouse, Bonnie Crouse, Dillon Sides, Jenny Sides, Jacob Church, Laura Moxley, Meghan Grubb, and Chasey Baremore; one sister-in-law, Dorothy Crouse; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive. The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to celebrate the life of Raymond at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 2, 2018 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Elder Dan Edwards and Reverend Everette Shaw officiating. Interment will follow in New Salem Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home and other times at the residence. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany, PO Box 1287, Sparta, NC 28675. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany, especially Debbie Walls. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Crouse family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at

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