Orlan Crouse, Jr. age 92, a resident of Philippi, passed away Thursday October 8, 2020 in the River Oaks Nursing Home. Orlan was born March 8, 1928 in Barbour County, a son of the late Orlan Crouse Sr., and Velma (Douglas) Crouse. Orlan was united in marriage to his wife of 69 years Dora Jeanne (Hotsinpiller) Crouse who preceded her in death on May 10, 2017. Surviving are sons, Stephen Crouse of South Charleston
Michael Crouse of Raleigh, NC
Sister, Patricia McLean of Clarksburg
Three grandchildren, Douglas Crouse of Charleston, Sarah Crouse of Charleston, and Justin Crouse of Raleigh, NC
Orlan was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers. He worked as a coal miner for several various mines. Orlan was a member of the Bigelow Lodge #52 AF & AM, also the Crim United Methodist Church. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday October 13, from 10:30- 11:30. A graveside service will be held at 12 pm in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Sam Haught officiating.
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