Russell Crouch

Russell Crouch age 59, of Buffalo, MO, passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021, in his home surrounded by his family.  He was born March 16, 1962, in Clinton, MO, to William and Kathleen Crouch.  He graduated from Halfway High School the class of 1980.  He was united in marriage to Lucinda Howard April 19, 1984, and to this union three children were born.
Russell was saved April 24, 1976, at L.P. Union Missionary Baptist Church.  He was called to preach in August of that year at South New Home Missionary Baptist Church.  He began pastoring churches in 1990, during this time the Lord blessed him with many people being saved and the churches numbers increasing.  During his service he was led to mentor and help many that he encountered.
Russell is survived by his wife of 37 years Lucinda of the home; three children: Dawn Horn and husband Matthew of Halfway, MO, Jessica Davis and husband Andrew of Pleasant Hope, MO, and Collin Crouch and wife Rebekah of Buffalo, MO; seven grandchildren: Emma, Cooper, Carli, Cody, Elli, Ryder, and Audrey; his parents Sonny and Kathleen Crouch of Goodson, MO; his sister Ronda Spear and husband Doyle of Halfway, MO; his in-laws Curtis and Lou Jean Howard of Polk, MO; a sister in-law Carol Ann Johnson and husband Steve of Elkland, MO; a brother in-law Matthew Howard and wife Erin of Bolivar, MO; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and church families.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 am Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Pitts Chapel with Bro.’s Jeff Shelenhamer and Dan Breshears officiating.  Burial followed at Goodson Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Goodson, MO.  Visitation was held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Friday, June 4, 2021, in the funeral home.  Online condolences may be made at:  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to either the Goodson Cemetery, or the Bethel-Nemo Missionary Baptist Church.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.