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“Tammy, Keith and I will always remember the joy you two brought each other. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Keith and Jacque Talley ”
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Michael W. Crouch of Decatur, IL went to be with the Lord on Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2013) at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

A service to celebrate Michael's life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 12, 2013) at Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Macon County Memorial Park Cemetery, Harristown, IL. Memorial contributions may be directed to American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society.

Michael was born on August 10, 1947 in Robinson, IL. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Michael worked for Phil Flaugher Electric as a bid estimator. Previously, for several years he worked as an auto mechanic in Decatur and also taught Automotive Technology at Richland Community College. He was an avid stamp and coin collector. He enjoyed NASCAR, muscle cars and building drag racing cars. He participated in Decatur dart leagues and enjoyed watching the History Channels and old westerns. Michael married Tami Baugh on September 7, 1990.

Surviving is his wife: Tami Crouch of Decatur, IL; daughters: Shannon Michelle Crouch of Addison, TX, Amber Marie Crouch of Decatur, IL; sister: Debra K. Tucker of Decatur, IL; brother: Charles R. Bowles, Jr. of Bumpass, VA; brothers-in-law: Kenneth L. Baugh of Utah, Richard (Dee) Hall of Wisconsin; sisters-in-law: Patricia Hall of Rantoul, IL, Karen Ekiss of Georgia; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Charles R. Bowles, Sr. and Gloria J. Wolfe Bowles, sister: Cynthia J. Bowles, sisters-in-law: Janet L. Bowles, Caral Dean, brother-in-law: Roger Tucker, mother-in-law: Reva Grider, father-in-law: Victor (Margie) Baugh.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.dawson-wikoff.com.

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