The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


December 12, 2012

Brandon Crouch


Brandon Leon Crouch, age 33, Joplin, passed away at 11:47 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at his home after a sudden illness.

Brandon was born March 12, 1979, to Bill Crouch and Debra Simon and was a lifelong Joplin resident.

He had worked at a poultry plant near Cassville. He was a free spirit that loved to listen to music. He will be missed by all that knew him.

Brandon is survived by his mother, Debra Simon Tessitore, Joplin; his father, Bill Crouch, Joplin; his children, Caidence Crouch, St. Joseph, Mo., and Bianca Crouch and her mother, Stacy Skinner, Carl Junction; his brother, Jeff Sampson, Joplin; paternal grandmother, Ruth Crouch, Joplin; his best friend, Will Copeland; and several extended family members and many friends.

Services are planned for Thursday at 10 a.m. at Parker Mortuary Chapel. Bob Stafford will officiate. Interment will follow in Stone Cemetery, East of Joplin. Pallbearers will be Jeff Sampson, Will Copeland, Jeff Harlen, Cole Chew, Jason Webb and Shawn Lorenz. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Parker Mortuary.  

Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.

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