Kent G. Rouse

WASHINGTONVILLE – Kent G. Rouse, 81, of 185 School Street, died at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center.

Born June 19, 1931, in Lisbon, he was the son of the late LeRoy and Lillian Perkins Rouse.

Mr. Rouse served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He had been employed as a machinist at the NRM Corporation for several years.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty J. Shimer Rouse.

Survivors include his second wife, Mary Webster Holman Rouse; two sons, Kent Rouse Jr. of Salem and Ray Shimer of Summerfield, N.C.; two stepsons, David Holman of Tucson, Ariz., and Richard Holman of Hopewell, Pa.; and a sister, Carol J. Murphy of Salem.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home in Leetonia with Pastor Kari Lankford officiating. Burial will follow in Washingtonville Cemetery where the Salem Honor Guard will accord military honors.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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