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Claude Bryan Crouse
Claude Bryan Crouse

WILMINGTON – Claude “C.B.” Bryan Crouse, age 77, passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center.

He was born Oct. 16, 1938, in Baltimore, Maryland the son of the late Claude and Gladys Crouse. He is preceded in death by a brother, James Clarence Crouse and sister, Doris Crouse Woods.

He worked until retirement for the New Hanover County Vehicle Management Department. He loved to watch NASCAR, travel and camping. Most of all he enjoyed spending time in the company of his family and loved ones.

Left to cherish his memory are his devoted and loving wife, Norma Jean Crouse; children, Brenda Tyner (Eddy), Debbie Watts, Terri Howard (Lynn), Charlie Watts (Mary) and Carl “Bunny” Crouse (Lucy); grandchildren, Gabrielle, Bridgett, Zach, Shane, Haylin, Trey, Morgan and Randa; great grandchildren, Jaelyn, Kaelyn and Brayden; sister, Nancy Crouse Vess (Wendell); special friends, Cindy and J.C. Meadows; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 1311 Shipyard Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.