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Robert "Bobby" Eugene Crouse

April 18, 1931 — August 12, 2023

Rogersville

 

Robert “Bobby” Eugene Crouse, age 92, of Rogersville, PA, entered Heaven on Saturday, August 12, 2023, surrounded by loving family and friends, in the comfort of his home that he was born and raised in.

Bobby was born April 18, 1931, in Rogersville, PA, son of the late Walter F. and Clairinda (Whyte) Crouse.

Bobby graduated from Center Twp. High School in 1949. He was a member of the Rogersville Christian Church Place of Grace. Bobby was a Veteran and served in the Korean War. He married Virginia Lee Renner on August 31, 1951, and they were happily married for 63 years until her passing on October 28, 2014. 

He was employed by the Pennsylvania State Police as a Communications Officer for 17 years until his retirement in 1993. Prior to his work with the Pennsylvania State Police Department, Bobby was an Owner, Operator, and Over the Road Trucker for many years. As a young man he worked as a logger for W.A. Wilson Stave Mill. He was a 25-year member of Center Twp. Fire and Rescue Department, serving as Fire Chief from 1978 to 1984. He was instrumental in the founding of Company 91, Rogersville VFD. He delivered the cement blocks for the first truck bay extension and assisted other local volunteers during construction. After retiring, he delivered mine parts for Ben’s Courier Service until he was 78 years old.

Bobby and Virginia traveled to Tennessee quite often with their camper in tow. Bobby was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He had a passion for tractor restoration and a deep appreciation for gospel music. 

At the time of Bobby’s passing, he was under the direct care of Masontown Amedisys Hospice, who took very good care of him.

He is survived by a daughter, Sharon Crouse of Rogersville; Five granddaughters, Shannon Morgan of Pittsburgh, PA, Madison Morgan of Fort Worth, TX, Shelby Morgan, Alexis Morgan, Bethany Morgan of Waynesburg, PA, and one great grandchild, Amari McDaniel of Fort Worth, TX. His kind, loving, and gentle nature will be sorely missed by neighbors, close friends, and extended family. He leaves behind his beloved four-legged companion, Chubby.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two siblings, Donald Crouse and Clara Lee King.

Friends and family will be received on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 from 11-1 PM in the Rogersville Christian Church Place of Grace, 3226 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359, where the funeral service will be held directly after at 1:00 PM with Pastor Jimmy Jarvis, officiating. Burial will follow at Rosemont Cemetery, where full military honors will be conducted by the United States Army and the Jefferson American Legion Post #954.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to a charity of your choosing.

Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.

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