Ordering through the funeral home helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship with. Through this service, you will be able to leave a longer message of support to the family via a card with the picture of your selection that will be included with your thoughtful gesture. As well as a photo of your arrangement and message will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender, allowing you the opportunity to choose a different arrangement if you wish.
The price of these selections also include the funeral home caring for the flowers after the funeral and delivering them to the family, or various care facilities where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.
In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.
The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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David Michael Crouch, 59, of Winifrede went home to be with the Lord April 5, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital, Charleston after a lengthy and grueling war with physical obstacles. His earthly journey with pain and strife was ended by a merciful God with infinite wisdom. “Mike”, as he was lovingly known, made many friends in his lifetime, many of whom were loyal throughout his last earthly days. At the time of his death, Mike resided at Diamond. He also lived at Winifrede but spent most of his life in his hometown of Chesapeake where he served the community as a former Chief of Police and as a member of the Fire Department. He was also a longtime employee of Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet. He was preceded in death by Parents: Archie “Bill” and Ina Muriel Hudson Crouch, Special Friends: Denver Caldwell, Lucien Bridges, and Billy and Mike McDaniels and His canine companion: Patch. Surviving Are: Wife: Jane Knight Crouch and Son: Josh both of Diamond, Grandchildren: Paula and Michael, Sisters: Barbara Faye (Charles) Massey of Charleston, Patty Crouch of Charleston The family wishes to express heartfelt sincere gratitude to the congregation of Wills Memorial Non-Denominational Church for its unrelenting support and prayers and the caring nurses and doctors at CAMC, particularly Dr. Alfred Pfister who has cared for him since 1983. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday April 10, 2012 at The First Freewill Baptist Church of Chesapeake with Rev. Donald Fleck officiating. Burial will follow in Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday April 9, 2012 at Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet. Condolences may be sent to the family at leonardjohnsonfuneralhome.com
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