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Wayne Morris Rouse, 79, of Morganton, passed away Thursday August 2, 2018 at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care Center following a period of declining health.
Mr. Rouse was born on October 10, 1938 in Guilford County to the late Ellen Rouse and Paul Rouse. He was retired from Henredon Furniture as a Quality Control Manager, and was a faithful member of Christ United Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Daniels Rouse; one brother, Jerry Rouse; and one sister, Linda Pickard.
Survivors include his son, Jeff Rouse of Greensboro; his daughter, Suzanne Robinson of Drexel; three grandchildren, Brittany Robinson, Dylan Rouse and Zachary Rouse; one brother, D.H. Rouse of Highpoint; and close friend, Karen Rhinehart of Stanley. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews, and his canine companion Taco.
A Cryptside Service will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday August 5, 2018 in the Chapel of Burke Memorial Park Mausoleum, with Rev. Cindy S. Wechter officiating.
The family will greet friends following the service at the Burke Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, PO Box 38 Drexel, NC 28619 or Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Rd. Valdese, NC 28690.