James "Jimmy" Carlton Rouse, 87, of Rose Hill, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Duplin County on September 23, 1933 to the late Carson Fisher and Juanita Anderson Rouse.
In addition to his parents, Jimmy is preceded in death by his sister, Madie Doris Lanier, and brother, Gilbert Carson "GC" Rouse.
Jimmy leaves behind his loving wife of 63 years, Shelby Brown Rouse; daughters, Rene’ Hoxie (Brian) of Rose Hill, Cynthia Hoffmann (Ray) of Rose Hill, Pamela Morgan (David) of Rose Hill; grandchildren, Chandler Hoxie (Elizabeth) of Sanford, Quinton Morgan of Chapel Hill, and Cpl. Rachel Hoffmann of Camp Pendleton, CA; great granddaughter, Hannah Elizabeth Hoxie of Sanford; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
Jimmy proudly served his country in the US National Guard and the U.S. Army. After being honorably discharged from the army, Jimmy worked as a building contractor, before retiring with Murphy Farms as a Project Manager. In his spare time, he enjoyed riding horses, farming, working in the garden and construction work. Most importantly he loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be missed dearly but treasured memories will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.
A graveside service with military honors will be held 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Clay Hill Cemetery in Rose Hill with Pastor Daniel Garrison, and Pastor Kayla Carter officiating.
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