The funeral service for Virginia Tech Police Officer Deriek W. Crouse will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, at Cassell Coliseum. The Crouse family will receive friends at the Horne Funeral Home, 1300 N. Franklin St., Christiansburg, Va., on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Online condolences may be left by visiting the Horne Funeral Home website at

A memorial fund has been established to support the needs of the Crouse family. Those wishing to contribute can mail checks, payable to “Deriek Crouse Memorial Fund,” to the address below:

National Bank of Blacksburg
Attn: Dana Sutphin
P.O. Box 90002
Blacksburg, VA 24062-9002

Those seeking more information about the fund should call 540-552-2011 and ask to speak with Dana Sutphin, branch manager.

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