John E. Crouch


October 3, 2018

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John E. Crouch

John E. Crouch, 86, passed away Sept. 26, 2018, at the VA Hospital in Salt Lake City. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 54 years and is a former resident of Green River.

Crouch was born on Nov. 3, 1932, in Dines, the son of Hugh Wilbert Crouch and Elizabeth Frances Beane.

He attended schools in Dines and Green River and was a 1950 graduate of the Green River High School.

Crouch married Patricia Ellen Sweets in Rock Springs Oct. 22, 1956, and she preceded him in death Oct. 10, 2008, in Salt Lake City.

He served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1955.

Crouch worked as a miner for OCI for more 35 years.

He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Crouch was on the board of the West Side Water and Sewer District.

He enjoyed spending time with family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, the outdoors and participating in work at the Kingdom Hall. 

Survivors include one son, John E. Crouch and wife Cheryl of Green River; two brothers, Robert Crouch of South Dakota and Leroy Crouch of Washington D.C .; two sisters, Estelle Crouch of Rock Springs, Sara Greene of Green River; two grandchildren, Alanna D. Akers Crouch and Devon A. Slaugh; three great-grandchildren, Ashton, Kamryn, Kalen; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Crouch was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Patricia Crouch; one daughter, Sandra Crouch; three brothers, Arthur Crouch, Leonard Crouch and Hugh Crouch; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Following cremation services are pending.

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