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.