CROUSE, Charles Douglas, age 76 of West Alexandria, Oh. passed away suddenly on Thurs. May 30, 2019. He was born in West Alexandria, OH. on Feb. 25, 1943 to Charles and Irma (Pelle) Crouse. He was a 1961 graduate of West Alexandria High School. Doug had many careers. He drove trucks for Brown Transport, Eaton, OH., and Pence-Potter Trucking, Germantown, OH.. He had worked at the family business of Crouse Fuel and Supply in West Alexandria. He built and operated The Corner Cupboard ice cream shop for many years, was on West Alexandria Town Council, former fire fighter and Fire Chief for West Alexandria, drove school bus for Twin Valley South Schools and was a member of #88 F.& A.M. Lodge. Doug is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marlene Crouse, 3 children, Angie (Sean) Maggard, West Alexandria, Oh., Doug (Kim) Crouse, St. Louis, MO., Sean (Becky) Crouse, West Alexandria, OH. 7 grandchildren, Kole, Trey, Ethan, Riley, Lauren, Abigail and Sydney, his brother, Richard (Linda) Crouse, West Alexandria, OH., special nephew, Chris (Jean) Brower, New Paris, OH. and other nieces and nephews, mother-in-law, Faye Cole, West Alexandria, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Don Brower. Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M. at Salem Lutheran Church, West Alexandria, OH. with Rev. Todd Smith officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, West Alexandria, OH. Friends may call at Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home on Sunday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and one hour prior to the funeral at the church on Monday. Donations may be made to West Alexandria Fire Department or West Alexandria EMS. For condolences: www.lindloff-zimmerman.com
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