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Roy John Gouge, age 69, of Elk Park went home to be with the Lord on March 31, 2012 at the Watauga Medical Center in Boone.
Mr. Gouge was born on March 17, 1943 in Yancey County; he was the son of the late John Adam and Mary Hughes Gouge. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of forty-six years; Mary Ruth Gouge. He was also preceded in death by his brothers; Albert Wyatt, Earnest Wyatt, Kyster Wyatt, and Burl Gouge; and his sisters; Bonnie Wyatt and Myrtle Styles.
He loved the Lord and his family. Mr. Gouge worked for Beech Mountain Golf Coarse for ten years and worked for the Town of Beech Mountain for twenty-four years. He loved fishing, hunting, camping, taking care of his lawn, gardening, and listening to gospel music.
Mr. Roy Gouge is survived by one daughter; Brenda Leigh Hoilman and husband, Teddy of Elk Park; one son; David Allen Gouge and wife Chrisitne of Plumtree; three grandsons; Johnny Gouge and Josh Gouge of Plumtree and Cody Hoilman and of Boone; one granddaughter; Stephanie Gouge of Heaton; one great granddaughter; Alena Gouge; one great grandson; Tyson Wrobleski; two sisters; Jean Seagraves of Morganton and Faye Biddix of Chicago, IL; one brother; Howard Wyatt of Morganton; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Mr. Roy Gouge will be held on Monday, April 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Rodney Milsaps and Bill McGuire officiating. Interment will be in the Morning Star Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
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