Paul A. Crouch age 77 of Greenville, passed away at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday in the Emergency Room at HSHS Holy family Hospital in Greenville.
Public graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Sunnyside cemetery. The family welcome friends joining them with masks and social distancing. For those who desire memorials in Paul’s memory may be made to his family or to the American Diabetes association at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home.
Paul Anthony Crouch, the son of Thomas W. and Ruth Hopkins Crouch, was born on February 8, 1943 in Portsmouth, Virginia. Paul was raised in Reno, Illinois where he attended the public Schools and grew to adulthood.
Paul and Margaret Monnie Riggs were united in marriage on August 26, 1961 and she survives as do their 5 children: Ruth Ann (Marvin) Heather of Pittsburg Il, Vicky Sue Goodwin of Greenville, Paul Crouch of Plainfield, IL, Bonnie Jean Crouch of Greenville, Tracy Lynn Crouch of Greenville, 7 grandchildren: Samantha Lynn Crouch, Jamie Williams, Brandy (Aaron) Jarrell, Bobbie (Heather) Matheny, Courtney (James)Majerus, Derek Spradling, Lucas (Marie) Etecheson, and 10 great grandchildren: Jimmie, Zoe, Brynee, Alora, Robbie, Tessa, Jake, Dominick, Daniel, and William. Paul is also survived by four brothers: Mitchell (Carolyn) Crouch of Greenville, Larry (Karen) Crouch of Bloomington, IL, John Crouch of Kentucky, Alvin Crouch of Vandalia, IL, and sister in law Sandy Crouch of Greenville.
Paul is preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Ruth Crouch, his oldest brother Thomas William Crouch, and his grandson Thomas William Crouch.
Paul worked for Nobby Schmidt as a mechanic then worked at Don Putnam Ford in Hillsboro for 41 years before his retirement. Paul enjoyed playing cards and his grandchildren.