James R. Crouch, 51, of Geneseo, IL, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Allure of Geneseo. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at Vandemore Funeral Homes and Crematory – Geneseo Chapel. Burial followed at Colbert Cemetery, Hanna Township, Geneseo. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society or the family.


James was born on March 18, 1969, the son of Jesse and Cheryl (Carey) Crouch, in Silvis, IL. He graduated from JD Darnell High School in Geneseo and attended Black Hawk College and Western Illinois University. He was a machine operator for Micron Industries. James enjoyed genealogy, bird watching, and was an avid NASCAR fan.


Those left to cherish the memories of James are his parents, Jesse and Cheryl; his sisters, Rebecca (Rick) Hixson and Jennifer (Zak) Domogalla; nieces and nephews, Nick (Stephanie) Hixson, Sam (Jerry) Rhoades, Colby (Laura) Hixson; and three great nieces, Emmalynn, Hadlee and Alayna.


James was preceded in death by his brother, Jesse.