He was born on Jan. 26, 1929, in Bankhead. He was a member of Blooming Grove Baptist Church, served in the Gideon’s organization and was a retired land surveyor.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Henry Clouse and Ollie Mae Clouse; brothers, Carl Clouse, Ben Clouse, James P. Clouse, Robert Clouse and Gerald Clouse; and sisters, Ruth Bolen and Dean Palmer.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Edith Lanell Clouse; daughter, Janice Darlene Cagle of Jasper; son, Richard Brian Clouse of Jasper; grandchildren, Brent Cagle, Brian Cagle and Jason Cagle; and great-grandchildren, Paithan Cagle and Pierce Cagle; and sisters, Margaret Williams and Imogene Clouse.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571