Obituaries

Bob J. Gouge -

Bob J. Gouge, age 75, of Erwin, passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in the Erwin Health Care Center. Mr. Gouge was a native of Unicoi County and a son of the late Robert L. and Thelma Lewis Gouge.

He served in the U.S. Army.

In addition to his parents, Bob is preceded in death by his wife Pauline Gouge, and brothers, Kenneth, Lonnie and Steve Gouge.

Mr. Gouge leaves behind daughters: Laura Ferguson, Kathy Gouge, Dora Smith; 5 grandchildren: Monica Ferguson, Lisa Marie Duarte, Justin Milo Lowery, Isaac Gouge and Hannah Smith, and six great-grandchildren, Tionna, Tony, Ethan, Amrie, Saun and Ian; 7 great-grandchildren; sisters: Fay Hughes and husband, Ross, Carole Price and husband Lee, Louise Edwards and husband, Everett; brother: James Dale Gouge and wife Phyllis.

Private entombment was in the Mausoleum of Evergreen Cemetery.

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Valley Funeral Home was in charge.