Robert P Crouch Sr

May 7, 1923December 27, 2012

Robert Paul Crouch, Sr., age 89, of Hopewell and formerly of Henry County, died Thursday, December 27, 2012, at his home.

He was born on May 6, 1923, in McDowell County, West Virginia, to Emmett Crouch and Agnes Hunt Crouch. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Annie C. Galyean, Hazel C. Cornett and Mary C. East, and seven brothers, Ashby Crouch, Charles Crouch, Edward Crouch, Kenneth Crouch, Minor Crouch, Thurman Crouch and Waldo Crouch.

He was a United States Army veteran with twenty years of service, including World War II. He was a member of the Christian faith. He is survived by his beloved wife of sixty-five years, Rosa Deal Crouch, of the home; son Robert P. Crouch, Jr. and daughter-in-law Clara J. Crouch of Mechanicsville; son Douglas A. Crouch, of Charlotte, North Carolina; granddaughter Emily C. Vitan, and grandson-in-law Nathan Vitan of Arlington; three great-grandchildren, Henry J. Vitan, Theodore P. Vitan, Ellen D. Vitan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, at Collins Funeral Home in Bassett. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 31, at Collins Funeral Home with the Rev. Karen M. Shelton and the Rev. Brian J. Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Liberty Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Patrick Springs with military honors by the Patrick County Veterans Memorial Honor Guard.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Virginia Foundation, 1700 Bayberry Court, Richmond, Virginia 23226.


  • Visitation Sunday, December 30, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 31, 2012

Robert P Crouch Sr

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Vanita Banks

December 6, 2013

Dear Crouch Family Great Warriors on the Battlefield,
I am sorry for you lost; however, I am rejoicing and sure that he will hear Paul you were a faithful servant. Love Yahweh!

Bill Galyean

January 2, 2013

Sorry for the loss of Bob, please extend my concern and condolences to the family and accept them personally I do ask

Carolyn Martin

December 31, 2012

Dear Bob,

So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Please extend our condolences to your entire family. You were there for us and we desire to be here for you.

The family of the late Charles S Martin
Carolyn Steven, Daniel, Latoya

Lorenzo Hall

December 31, 2012

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Mark Hatchett

December 30, 2012

Dear Bob,

So sorry to read of the passing of your father. Please extend my condolences to your mother.