Howard Jay Crouch born February 27, 1928 in Okeechobee FL died March 17, 2022 in Fort Pierce, FL.
Howard was a longtime resident of Fort Pierce. He loved raising cattle, hunting, fishing, and growing a large garden every year. He was always good for a funny joke and telling good stories, however, his greatest joy was being surrounded by his children and grandchildren while enjoying his favorite meal of fried deer meat and swamp cabbage.
He is survived by his sons Jay Crouch of Live Oak, FL and William Dean Crouch of Springhill, FL, daughters Debra Sapp and husband Leon Sapp of Live Oak, FL and Cheri Rhodes and husband Gary Rhodes of Fort Pierce, FL. 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 1 great great-grandchild.
He is preceded in death by his father Howard J Crouch, Sr, mother Nita Crouch, sisters Margarite Simmons and Winnifred Gooch, brother Clarence Crouch and granddaughter Angela Lynn Crouch.
Celebration of life is Saturday April 9, 2022 details are on Facebook at