Clifford Norris Crouch
December 23, 1948  -  January 6, 2018

Clifford Norris Crouch

Harkey Funeral Home
210 S. Allen
Monahans, TX  79756
Monday, January 08, 2018
9 am to 8 pm
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Graveside Service
Monahans Memorial Cemetery
4th and Helen
Monahans, TX  79756
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
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Monahans Memorial Cemetery
4th and Helen
Monahans, TX  79756
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After a yearlong battle with cancer, Clifford passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018.

Clifford was born in Monahans, Texas to A.B. and Aileen Crouch on 12/23/1948. He grew up in Grandfalls, Texas. He spent many days as a boy, striking out in the country side with his dog and his .22. He and his best friend, Larry Don Mosley, were either at his house or the Mosley’s, and he loved every minute he spent with that big, loving family! He and Larry remained friends and were more like brothers.

After graduating high school, he attended Cisco Junior College for two years. In his sophomore year, he came home for the GRHS homecoming and a date with Pamela Roberts. In a small town like Grandfalls, everybody knows everybody, and they had known each other since he was five and she was three. God had a plan! Their friendship grew into love over the next few months. They were married in the Union Church in Grandfalls in August 1969. Their first son was born in 1971, and twin sons in 1974. They moved to Monahans in 1982.
While still going to school, Clifford went to work in the oilfield when he was 14 years old. He went into business for himself in 1977, Cliff’s Welding. He worked in the oil field doing what he loved, fabricating and working on the “big” rigs. He saw many changes in the oilfield. The advances in technology, made the oilfield a much different place than it was in the early ‘70’s. He went from watching Red Adair shut down a blowout down around Ft. Stockton, and watching that big rig burn to the ground, to being respectfully called grandpa by the young ‘uns who have now taken their spot in the industry.

His favorite scripture was, 2nd Corinthians 5:17, “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.”
He was a man of unwavering faith, a humble man who loved God and his family with his whole heart.

He often opened his home to many who needed help getting on their feet. He and Pamela added a cousin to their household in 1972, Angela Brumley, when she was 13. He loved her and provided for her and watched with pride as she graduated high school. He was extremely proud of his three sons. Proud of the Christian men they are, loving husbands and fathers. He taught his sons about integrity, the value of a man’s word and actions, and the value of doing a job right, the first time! If you start something, you finish it and you always give 110[[][[]][[][[]]][[][[]][[][%]]]]! He not only taught them to put God first in everything, but lived his life as an example for them to follow. His common sense and steadfastness gave his family a firm foundation which they could always depend on.

He is survived by his wife Pamela of Monahans, three sons, Eric (Jennifer) Crouch of Littlefield, Texas; Joshua (Angie) Crouch of Lubbock, Texas and Jason (Laura) Crouch of Midland, Texas. Eight grandchildren whom he adored: Jordan Irby, Tori Crouch, Caleb Crouch, Braden Crouch, Declan Crouch, Devyn Crouch, Kaitlyn Crouch and Samuel Crouch. One great granddaughter, Carter. One sister, Barbara Bowden of Grandfalls, Texas; three brothers, David (Terri) Roberts of Ft. Worth, Texas, Stan (Cathy) Roberts of Brownwood, Texas, and Stephen (Kelly) Roberts of Denver City, Texas and several nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his oldest sister Patty Prater and youngest sister Irma Phipps.

“Forever Forward! We don’t stop, we don’t quit, we don’t give up!”

Pall bearers are David Roberts, Stan Roberts, Stephen Roberts, Benjamin Roberts, Gary Prater, and Johnny Puckett.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 10:00 am at Monahans Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Jeppie Wilson officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harkey Funeral Home. Visit our website at to sign the guestbook or leave a personal note for the family.


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  1. Randy & Onella Chance
    Monahans, TX

    All our prayers are with you and family, if there is anything we can do please let us know. Your loving friends. Randy & Onella

  2. Benjamin Roberts
    Fort Worth, TX

  3. April Mabry
    Hope Mills, NC

    Mr. Cliff was always a very humble man. He always treated Jason and I; and our children like his own. Keeping y’all lifted in prayer! Love y’all!

  4. Allan Baxter
    Smithville, TX

    Clifford, you lived a good and honorable life, many young men chose the right path because of your inspiration. RIP my friend.

  5. David J Doll DC
    Midland, TX

    Love you, Pam. Your husband was a great man and will be missed. One of the best.

  6. Patricia Beggs (Sharpnack)

    We were so very sorry to hear about Clifford! He was a wonderful man, husband, and father..our hearts go out to you..blessings

  7. Louise Kidd
    grandfalls, TX

    Clifford was the best, may he rest in peace,prayers to you and family, he will be greatly missed.

  8. Jacky Dumas
    Temple, TX

    You all are in my heart and prayers. Clifford was such a bright spot for me, and I cherish the visits to your house and the memories of him (especially that killer smile!).

  9. David and Tyler Chapman
    Lubbock, TX

    We were very saddened by this news. We wanted to send our heart felt thoughts and prayers to your family in this time of sadness.

  10. Judy Puckett Kerns
    Wheeling, WV

    Want to send my deepest sympathy. May God be with you Pam and all the family.

  11. Debbie Coffey
    Monahans, TX

    You and Clifford made such an impact in my life from the very beginning of becoming neighbors. My prayers continue for you and your family through the days ahead.
    Darrell and Debbie Coffey

  12. Jack Chaney
    Rockport, TX

    Clifford was a good guy! He was a Christian and it showed. He married the love of his life and had three fine sons. He enjoyed his life and showed extrodinary skill. Many things can be said about this exceptional man, but I will just say --- HE WAS A MAN TO RIDE THE RIVER WITH. It doesn't get any better than that.

    Monahans, TX

    Praying for you and your family. Our Condolences. GOD BLESS YOU.

  14. Jim Adcock
    Sand Springs, OK

    Praying for peace and blessings for the family. Clifford was looked up to by many. Remember going to his dad's to visit.

  15. Michelle and Kids
    Wickett, TX

    Uncle Clifford was a Great man and we will cherish our memories always. May you find peace in knowing that he suffers no more. We love you all!

  16. Jeff and Angela Baxter
    Wapanucka, OK

    Clifford was the best. He will be missed so much. I love you family.
    Heartfelt prayers go up for all of you.
    May God give you the Peace
    that passes all understanding...
    Jeff and Angela

  17. Paula Gail Saint
    Montoursville, PA

    Dearest Pam & Family,
    So deeply saddened by the loss of Clifford. My heart is broken for you. Love & prayers to all the family.
    Your cousin always,
    Paula Gail Saint & Family

  18. Paula Gail Saint
    Montoursville, PA

    Dearest Pam & Family,
    So deeply saddened by the loss of Clifford. My heart is broken for you. Love & prayers to all the family.
    Your cousin always,
    Paula Gail Saint & Family

  19. Anna Maria Hernandez
    San Marcos, TX 78666, TX

    We compassionate you in your time of sorrow. Clifford is a great man and lives in union with God Almighty. May He also grant the family Peace and Love.

  20. Jack and Susan Chaney
    Rockport, TX

    Clifford was a great friend and the wonderful example to not only his family but all those who knew him. He was a pillar of the community and a great example of what hard work can do. And was a wonderful helpmate for him and his children were a blessing. I will miss Clifford. If I can help you in any way just let me know.

  21. Dondi & Josh Graham
    Grandfalls, TX

    Prayers to Pam and family. Our thoughts are w y’all.

  22. Jason Mabry
    Hope Mills, NC

    He always made me feel like one of the family. He’ll be missed.

  23. Loyce Clemmer
    Monshans, TX

    Clifford was one special friend whom I will miss very much. When we moved to Monahans in 1996 Cliff and Pam welcomed us with open arms and we have been friends ever since. Love you Pam.
    Lloyd and Loyce Clemmer

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