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Loy C. Rouse

Loy C. Rouse, 97, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 24, 2018.

Born Nov. 19, 1920 in Dawson County to the late Peter W. and Lula Rouse, he lived a number of years in Atlanta and Douglas County before returning to Dawson County in 2001. Mr. Rouse was a U. S. Army veteran of WWII where he served in the European Theater. 

His son, Elvin Rouse; sisters, Linda and Mae; and a brother, Duffy, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife of 78 years, Dorothy M. Rouse of Dawsonville; children, Everett and Marsha Rouse of Pine Mountain, Susan Elaine Buchanan of Woodstock, Howard and Norma Rouse of Tybee Island, Bill and Nancy Rouse of Acworth; 11 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 29 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sven Mossinger officiating.  Interment followed in Mozley Memorial Gardens in Lithia Springs.

The family received friends 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Jan. 29 at the funeral home.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.