Roger Franklin Crouch
Roger Franklin Crouch, 51, of Smiley, Texas, died on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, in Temple. He was born in Augusta, Ark., on Jan. 7, 1960. Roger attended the Church of Christ and was a member of the World Senior Pro Bull Riders Association.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Roger and Juanita Baldwin and Elmer Pete and Mattie Crouch.
He is survived by his wife, Paula (Aplin) Crouch of Smiley; his four daughters, Adrianna Mitchell and husband Nic, and Pamela Crouch, all of Guntersville, Ala.; and Taylor Carrington and Jordan Carrington, both of Smiley; his son, Ethan Crouch of Plaquemine, La.; his grandson, Landon Mitchell of Guntersville; his parents, Franklin Leroy and Ella Louise (Baldwin) Crouch of Hickory Ridge, Ark.; his brother, Adrian Crouch and wife Tammy of Marion, Ark.; his sister, Cassie Parish and husband Tommy of Wynne, Ark.; his mother-in-law, Elaine Aplin of Enterprise, Ala.; his father-in-law, James Aplin and wife Jennifer of Enterprise; his nieces, Megan Crouch, Lauren Parish, and Micah Parish; his nephew, Aaron Crouch; numerous aunts and uncles; his bull riding rodeo family; and many “adopted” children and loving friends.
A visitation was held on Friday, Jan. 21, from 5-7 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.
A memorial service was held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the First Baptist Church in Nixon with the Rev. Ronnie Christian officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Roger Crouch Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Nixon State Bank, P.O. Box 188, Nixon, TX 78140.