December 24, 1973 ~ January 2, 2021

Born in: Denver, CO
Resided in: Arden, NC

Walter Jack Crouse, Jr., “Wally”, 47, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021 at his residence.

Wally was born in Denver, Colorado. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Moore.

Wally worked for Nypro in Arden for 27 years. He was a die hard Denver Broncos fan, loved to golf and was an avid outdoorsman.

He is survived by his mother, Patricia Russom (Robert Russom); fiancé, Dana Dill and her daughter Shawna Drant; his daughter, Kaitlyn Buckner (Dillion); a brother, Bobby Moore (Misty); a sister Lisa Moore (JR Leckenby); sisters, Liz Crouse, Virginia Crouse, Juanita Crouse, and Nellie Crouse; a brother, Robert Suazo; three grandchildren, Emma Buckner, Ethan Buckner, and Adelyn Drant and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Avery’s Creek Christian Church Cemetery in Arden.


Graveside Service: January 9, 2021 10:00 am

Averys Creek Christian Church
Averys Creek Rd.
Arden, NC 28704

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. Wally will always be remembered for his sense of humor and his beautiful eyes…
    You will be missed Wally…Rest in peace my friend..

  2. I am forever grateful for all the knowledge he gave me, as well as his faith and encouragement for an opportunity for me to excel.

  3. We will miss you Wally. We will cherish fun memories of you forever. You were a great brother, friend and uncle. We are so thankful you were in our lives. Rest In Peace.

  4. Wally, You had become one of my closest friends and I’m thankful for that! You were such a kind soul and one of a kind. Your kindness spoke volumes!! Thanks for being so good to my sister and her girls! They love u beyond words and you are so special to them. You will forever be missed…. RIP

  5. You have touched so many people’s lives and we are all grateful for you. You will be missed. I know you are at peace and free. Rest In Peace and the boys said they love you!

  6. I will remember you in my mind with the best smile you could give me, you will always live in our hearts, I take all the good moments from you. God enlighten your soul and give you peace and his mercy. Rest in peace

  7. Walt thanks for the life time of memories. You were a Awesome Friend and Brother anyone could ask for,Thank you fort that, May you Rest Easy you Deserve it

  8. Wally- You were great to work with, a very hard worker and I loved your sense of humor.
    You will be missed. Rest in Peace.

  9. Life can be so unfair and we often do not have a say so in it. Just yesterday, it seems, you were laughing and joking in Cherokee wing as you routinely flicker the lights as you make your “Grand Entrance”, or warning, lol.
    And then, now to find out you are in a better place. I am jealous and the jokes on us. As little as I’ve known you, my heart aches for this untimely event and for your loved ones who did know you much better. You are heavily in my heart this week. Thinking of you.

  10. Wally,

    I was heartbroken when I heard the news of your passing. We are all missing your smile and sense of humor. Work won’t be the same without you. Thank you for all you have done for Jabil and the lessons you passed on to all of us. I pray that you rest in peace and I’m grateful you’re no longer hurting. We miss you and are sending prayers and love to your dearest ones.

  11. Oh Wally you will be missed, thanks for the good memories. My prayers for you and all the family.
    Rest in peace my dear friend!!!

  12. Wally you will be missed, Thank you for your support at work over the years i will miss your words of encouragement and kind eyes rest in peace.

  13. We were so privileged to know Walter and we have such sweet memories from his young years, our hearts are broken. May he rest in peace and Much love to our family…

  14. We were so privileged to know Wally and we have such sweet memories from his young years, our hearts are broken. May he rest in peace and Much love to the family…

  15. Wally
    Glad to have found you after almost 25 years on Facebook. Just the little time we messenger broght joy and have great memories of us stupid youngsters. ❤RIP WALLY. PRAYERS TO YOUR FAMILY.


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