Wilbert Wallace Cruze of Cumberland Furnace, TN, passed away at his residence on January 6th, 2016. He was born in Knoxville, TN on November 15th, 1939 to the late Lloyd and Juanita Vineyard Cruze. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter Laurie Smith; grandson Matthew Smith; niece Kelly Purcell and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is survived by his wife, Carol Baugh Cruze of Cumberland Furnace, TN; son Scott Cruze (Paula) of Borden, IN; daughters Allison (Shelly)Haycraft (Allen) of Clarksville, IN, Staci Kilian (Donnie) of Cumberland Furnace, TN; three brothers and sisters in law and sister Martha Purcell (Charlie) of California. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, an Aunt Emma Vineyard of Knoxville; special friends Dickie and Phyllis Bowyer and John and Marie Simon. Arrangements are entrusted to Dickson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 209 East College Street, Dickson, TN 37055. Phone 615-446-2313.