Charles Rousseau, Jr.

Obituary of Charles Walter Rousseau, Jr.

WEAVERVILLE – Charles Walter Rousseau, Jr., age 82, of Weaverville went to be with the Lord Thursday, February 4, 2021.


Mr. Rousseau was born October 9, 1938 in Duval County, Florida to the late Charles Walter Rousseau and Pansy Ford Rousseau. He was a resident of Gainesville, Florida for a number of years and had lived in Weaverville the past 45 years. A graduate of Jacksonville University he worked in management and sales all of his life. Charles was a veteran and served in the U.S. Air Force. He loved football, “The Florida Gators”, and working in his yard; but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family. Mr. Rousseau was a member of Brookstone Church.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Sue Barthel.


Surviving is his wife of 61 plus years, Irene Duncan Rousseau; daughters, Cheryl Harper of Jacksonville, FL, and Susan Keith and husband Kevin of Weaverville; grandchildren, Claren Reece and husband Kane, Ryan Harper, Jamie Hannah and husband Dean, and Jessica Szabo and husband Nick; great grandchildren, McKinley Rice, Graceyn Hannah, Hunter Hannah, Eliot Szabo and Oliver Szabo.


Mr. Rousseau’s funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 10, 2021 in Brookstone Church. Rev. Jim Dykes will officiate. Burial will follow in West Memorial Park.


For those who wish to pay their respects, Mr. Rousseau will be available for viewing between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at West Funeral Home.


Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Brookstone Church, 90 Griffee Road, Weaverville, NC 28787.


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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
West Funeral Home
17 Merrimon Avenue
Weaverville, North Carolina, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Brookstone Church
90 Griffee Road
Weaverville, North Carolina, United States


West Memorial Park
40 Roberts Street
Weaverville, North Carolina, United States
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