HIDDENITE Mr. Carlton L. Crouch, 86, of Hiddenite, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville after an extended illness. He was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Alexander County, to the late Mr. F.M. Crouch and Mrs. Janie Alexander Crouch. Carlton was a farmer in Hiddenite, and a member of Stony Point United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Navy, and was a member of the Stony Point American Legion. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Robbie Sims Crouch and eight siblings. He is survived by his daughter, Sherry Williams; one son, Thomas Crouch both of Hiddenite; one sister; two grandchildren, Mathew "Sparky" Williams (wife, Natasha), Hollie Bowers (husband, Raymond "Dusty"; two great-grandchildren, Gunnar Bowers, Nora Williams; and extended family, Danna and Darrell Robertson, Elisabeth and Ron Turner, and Kristi Robertson. A graveside service will be conducted at 4 p.m., Saturday, June 15, at the Stony Point United Methodist Church Cemetery. The Rev Bill Taylor will officiate. Visitation will be at the church from 3 to 4 p.m., prior to the service. Military Rites will be provided. Memorials may be given to the Stony Point Fire Department, P.O. Box 146, Stony Point NC 28678; or the Stony Point United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 120, Stony Point, NC 28678. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Crouch family by visiting our website, www.chapmanfuneralhome.com. Chapman Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family of Carlton L. Crouch.