Joe Crouch (8-27-16) service 8-31-16
Joe Crouch was born on May 14, 1936, in Nashville, the son of the late Henry Albert and Lillian Earline Russell Crouch.
On Feb. 11, 1989, he was united in marriage to Linda Phillips Bridges, who survives.
Mr. Crouch built and was the minister at Ben Allen Road Baptist Church in Nashville. He also had worked for Madison Motors in Madison, Tennessee and H.G. Hill in Nashville. After moving to Morris Chapel he worked for IMI/VAMAC in Adamsville and was the owner of Joe’s Enterprise & Unique Consignment. Mr. Crouch was a 32nd degree Mason. He attended Sinners Hope Church in Sardis. Mr. Crouch was an avid NASCAR fan and he had his own race car. He loved UT Vols and the Tennessee Titans.
Mr. Crouch departed this life on Saturday, Aug. 27, at his residence in Morris Chapel, at the age of 80 years, 3 months and 13 days.
In addition to his wife, Linda of 27 years, he is survived by his children, Deborah Lynn Timmons of St. Petersburg, Florida, Suzanne Bridges-Pilkinton of Milledgeville and Phillip Michael Bridges of Crump; and six grandchildren, Chandler Neal Settle of Nashville, Draven Bridges and Jade Bridges, both of Crump, Boston Pilkinton, Leah Pilkinton and Stevie J. Pilkinton, all of Milledgeville.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one daughter, Kimberly Ann Crouch Settle; one son, Mark Lucas Cody Bridges; and one brother, Leroy Albert Crouch.
Services were held on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 1 p.m., at Sinners Hope Church in Sardis with Lloyd Blankenship officiating. Burial followed in Milledgeville Cemetery at Milledgeville.