More detail on this person: CHARLIE FRED CROUCH - 67 - ALVA, OK Alva Review-Courier (OK) - Tuesday, July 1, 2008 CHARLIE FRED CROUCH - 67 - ALVA, OK 07/01/08 Wharton Funeral Chapel Charlie Fred Crouch was born, April 10, 1941, in Alva, Oklahoma to Charles and Aline Crouch. He grew up in Alva. Charlie joined the service and served his Country honorably. His bravery during the Vietnam War earned him a purple heart and bronze medal. He flew helicopters, ran many search and rescue missions, saving and helping anyone he could. He retired with honors from the US Army as an officer. Upon retiring from the army, he flew helicopters offshore, in Texas and Louisiana. He then moved to a farm in Neosho Missouri where he built a log cabin, and owned a used car business. Charlie never met a stranger and was known for helping anyone he came in contact with. When his mother became ill, he took care of her. He was very close to his family. He and his dog "peanuts" were well known in Neosho. Charlie passed away on June 26, 2008, in the Joplin Freeman Hospital after an illness. Mr. Crouch is survived by his daughters, Milinda Davison and Jennifer and her husband Tony Sarsycki, both of Oklahoma City, two grandchildren, Christopher Davison and his wife Francis of Edmond and Samantha Sarycki of Oklahoma City, three great grandchildren, Joseph, Mathew and Zola Davison, two sisters, Rosmaye Stewart of Sturgis, South Dakota and Charlene Koch and her husband Bill of Jay, Aunt Mildred Moreland of Alva, Uncle Bill Crouch of Alva, other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and many, many friends. Memorial Services will be at Wharton Funeral Chapel on Saturday, July 12, 2008 at 10 a.m. with graveside services following at Alva Municipal Cemetery.
Burial information: Alva Municipal Cemetery, Alva, OK
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