Clyde Lynwood Rouse

February 18, 1950 - November 5, 2018
Clyde Lynwood Rouse

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Clyde Lynwood Rouse
Clyde Lynwood Rouse age 68, a resident of 1735 John Small Avenue, Washington, NC passed peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Monday, November 5, 2018. A memorial service will be held 3:00 PM Friday, November 9, 2018 at Washington Assembly of God officiated by Daniel Haskett.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00 PM until the service hour at the church.
Lynwood was born February 18, 1950 in Lenoir County the son of the late William Clyde Rouse and Erma Lambert Rouse.
Lynwood was a loving son, brother, father, husband and friend. There was nothing he could not do and was a true perfectionist. He spent many years working as an auto body technician where he perfected his trade. While owning his own repair shop, he was able teach his talents to many, but was very proud of the two special men, Clarence "Junior" Chadwick and his nephew Herman Lynn Davis, that continue to carry on his legacy. Lynwood enjoyed spending time with his loving wife, children, grandchildren and friends. He loved taking trips to the mountains with his wife, enjoyed a good meal with anyone, endless hours of shopping and daily calls with his best friend, James Tanner. Even at an early age, he enjoyed riding motorcycles and over the years became captivated with a Harley Davidson. The passion for Harley's shared between him and his son, Sam, held a special place in his heart. He was one of the most giving and selfless individuals you would ever meet. Natured like his Mama, he always had a listening ear and gave the best hugs that could fix anything. Throughout his wonderful life, he has touched, inspired, loved and been loved by so many. Stories shared by friends and family, are a true testament to his character as the man we all loved and adored. He will truly be missed, however, memories we all shared with him will live in our hearts forever. The family would like to give a special thanks to Brandy Nobles for her exceptional care and professionalism along with the staff of Community Hospice.
Lynwood is survived by his wife: Debbie Sheppard Rouse of the home, two daughters: Lisa Rouse Daniels and husband Charles of Deep Run, NC; Bridget Rouse of Kinston, NC; a son: Clyde Lynwood Rouse Jr."Sam" of Potters Hill, NC; two step children: Brandy Edwards and Jesse Skinner both of the home; two sisters: Erma Lee Smith and husband Roger of Pink Hill, NC; Annette Rouse Herring and husband Jeff of Deep Run, NC; seven grandchildren: Amanda, Meghan,Tyler, Hailey, Kameron, Hunter, and Ashlyn and two step great-grand children: Cheyenne and Jaxson. He was preceded in death by two sisters: Opal Delois Rouse and Eunice Ray Smith and three brothers: Rom Rouse, Ronald Rouse and William Paul Rouse.
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Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Rouse family.
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Memorial Service

Friday, November 9, 2018
3:00 PM

Washington Assembly of God - Directions
2029 West 5th Street
Washington, NC 27889

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Washington Assembly of God - Directions
2029 West 5th Street, Washington, NC 27889
  • Friday, November 9, 2018
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  • December 19, 2018
    Kim Slone says:
    A kind soul & a warm heart. My sincerst sympathies.

  • November 11, 2018
    Crystal Oneal says:
    So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers sent your way

  • November 10, 2018
    Carol Parrish says:

    So sorry to hear this sad news.

  • November 09, 2018
    Renee Kennedy says:
    Fly high cuz!! You will be greatly missed. I love you & always will. RIP Lynwood.

  • November 08, 2018
    Brenda Smith says:
    Prayers for all. I am sorry for your loss.

  • November 08, 2018
    Marie & Bill Galloway says:
    Sending prayers to Debbie and family! Thinking of y'all!
    -Marie and Bill Galloway, Bath, NC Nov 08, 2018

  • November 07, 2018
    Katrina Chrismon says:
    You are the sweetest person, love all your jokes, you will always be special in my heart. Thank you for your kindness, I'm so glad to have known you, you will be missed by many. Love you always !!

  • November 07, 2018
    Jean Williams-Mercer says:
    Debbie, No words can ease your heartache as you travel this journey. Please know you and your family are in my heart and prayers.

  • November 06, 2018
    Margie Cooke-Tankard says:
    Sending prayers !

  • November 06, 2018
    Sue Heath says:
    Thinking of you.

  • November 06, 2018
    Tommy and Marilyn Hale says:
    We are so sorry about Lynwood. May God bless and comfort all of his family as only He can is our prayer.

  • November 06, 2018
    Curtiss Kent says:
    We met Lynwood and Debbie at Golden Corral which started our friendship from Harley rides, their wedding and meals together. Those will be the memories we cherish. We can see him riding his Harley in heaven now, free of pain and able to breath fresh air again. Our thoughts and prayers are with y'all during this very difficult time and in the days to come. Ride free our friend.....until we meet again! Love, Curtiss & Rose