James Hayward Krouse
James Hayward Krouse
  • January 31, 1943 - November 14, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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James H. Krouse, 74, of Houston, Texas entered into rest November 14, 2017. He was born in Houston, Texas on January 31, 1943 to parents Chester and Jewel Krouse. James graduated from Sam Houston High School. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he proudly served our Country. He joined the Houston Police Department on August 20, 1973, Academy Class #61. During his career with the department, Police Officer Krouse was assigned to the Jail Division and the North Division, retiring on January 15, 1994. He was married to Bobbie Krouse for 43 loving years until she passed away in September 2009. James had a passion for woodworking, gardening, but most of all, spending time with his family.

He is survived by his son Joel H. Krouse and wife Angela, daughter Roberta L. Reddicks and husband Keith, grandchildren; Zachary Krouse, Cody Krouse, Emily Krouse, Jeremy Reddicks, Samantha Reddicks, Sarah Reddicks, and Bobbie Reddicks, his sister Francis Henderson, and many other loving relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held Monday, November 20, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at American Heritage Funeral Home, 10710 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas 77038. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 8:00 am at American Heritage with a committal service to follow to Houston National Cemetery.