Eagle Springs:
Gerald 'Elon' Rouse, Jr., 35, of Eagle Springs passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at his residence.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 18, 2011 at Bright Light Baptist Church in Robbins with Rev. Ralph Voncannon officiating. Burial will follow in the Rouse Family Cemetery.
He is survived by his parents, Gerald and Laura Rouse; sister, Bridgette Rouse Brewster and husband Louis of Seven Lakes; nieces, Haley and Kylie Brewster; paternal grandmother, Thelma Rouse of Eagle Springs, and maternal grandmother, Lucille Wallace of West End.
Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Rouse family.
Online condolences may be made at: www.PinesFunerals.com

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  1. Our thoughts and Prayers go out to the Rouse family at this time. Elon was a kind and generous person and will be missed by all who knew him. May the Grace of GOD help you during this trying time.

  2. I went to school with Elon and remember him chasing me around the playground in the 1st grade. Later on in the years Elon came and spent some Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners with me and my family. I will cherish these memories forever and be glad that

  3. I’ve known Elon for several years and thought he was a sweetheart. He always had a smile on his face when I saw him. The last time I went to Pizza Hut to eat, he was there and I had him to come and eat with us. We all had a good time that night. That is j

  4. Elon was the dearest friend that anybody could ever ask for. No matter what you needed he would do all in his power to come through for you. I did not get to see Elon alot due to the fact that we live so far apart, but the miles didn’t stop him when I nee

  5. I never dreamed that I would be signing Elon’s memory book so early in his life. I’m still in shock & I really wish this was all just a bad dream. Words cannot express how heartbreaking this is. Elon was a good man & would always do anything to he

  6. Elon was always kind and friendly to me. He never failed to speak and ask about my family. He desired for those who didn’t know the Lord to come to know Him as their Saviour. He would ask me to pray for him and his family. (Paul Horner)

  7. Elon was the dearest friend. He will be missed so much. May God comfort and wrap you in his loving arms during this difficult time. Sending you my thoughts and prayers. Regina McCollum

  8. May God Bless and comfort you all through this time. You are my second family and I Love Each and everyone of you! Elon has always had a special place in my heart!

  9. Bridgette: I was so very sorry to hear about your brother’s passing. My heart goes out to you and your family and I will be praying that God will comfort and bless you all as you grieve for your precious loved one. Jeannie Thomas (your co-worker)

  10. In the arms of a angel may you find some comfort now, rest in peace Elon. I will always remember you as the little boy I use to watch while your parents worked. Then later grew to be a very nice young man. Gerald, Laura, Bridgett & family my thoughts

  11. Elon was a very positive and supportive person. It breaks my heart for this to have happened so soon in life. Bridget and Luis, my prayers are with you and your family!

  12. We will all sure miss Elon he was the sweetest person.He was so much fun to pick with,and was such a joy to have around.

  13. Prayers for Gerold, Laura, and Bridgett
    May God Send Blessings during this time of Loss.
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    What can be said that has not already been said about the type of young man that Elon was? He was a

  14. Elon always had a smile on his face, and made me smile by being a kind and sweet person. I,m sincerly sorry for the loss of Elon, my prayers are with you.
    Rest In Peace Elon.
    David Julian

  15. Mr and Mrs Rouse, Bridgett and family,
    My heartfelt sympathy to each of you during this time of great loss. I am so deeply sorry. Cassina

  16. Sharing In Your Sorrow With the Loss of Elon…May the
    comfort and understanding of others help you through
    your Sorrow. And time and cherished memories give you
    strength through each new tomorrow. My Thoughts and
    Prayers are with You.

  17. RIP Elon, we love you and will miss you greatly. Heaven just needed a new angel and God chose you. Swannie Dunlap and family

  18. Dearest Rouse Family,
    I’m not sure if you remember me but everyone knew me as "Officer Rico". I wish i could be there with you but i do not live anywhere near N.C.
    Elon and i were 2 very different people but the best of friends. In hi

  19. Mr. and Mrs. Rouse and Brigett. We are so sorry for your loss. Elon was very special and was loved by all. He always had the ability to put a smile on your face when you were having a bad day. He will truly be missed by everyone that had the privilege of

  20. Elon was such a sweet boy. He will be missed by many. God Bless and comfort you through this terrible loss. RIP Elon we love you

  21. I am so sorry for your loss. Elon will most definitely be missed. The smiles and laughter will never be forgotten. You will all be in our prayers. God bless you all. Christy Brown Allen & Family

  22. I’m sorry I didn’t know Elon , I knew the family. Gerald, I am sorry for your loss.. You are all in my prayers.. God bless you all… Edith Caviness

  23. WOW!! What to say. Elon was one of the most honest, compassionate, tender-hearted individuals that I have ever known. He was one of the biggest people that I knew. Elon would do anything for anybody. That was who he was. I saw Elon just a couple of weeks

  24. Elon was the sweetest guy. From going to get me lunch when I was working at the store, to pulling back into the Bank in Asheboro to chat for a little while because we hadn’t seen each other in years. Rouse family I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you fi

  25. Bridgette, My prayers are with you and family! May God bless you all and keep you strong. Elon was such a speacil guy always with a warm smile he would say hi. It is unbelivible to think that we will not see his face again in this life. blessings to every

  26. Elon was a very special person to all of his family
    he will be missed greatly by us. He could always
    bring a smile to your face. Love, Phyllis Davis

  27. Is there anyone that went to school with Elon, who could please scan his senior pic & add it to here? There isn’t any pics of him on here & I think it would be a nice gesture to add some. If anyone has ANY pics of Elon, PLEASE add them on here! Th

  28. I noticed that there hasn’t been any pics posted on here of Elon. If anyone that went to school with Elon has a senior pic that they could scan & add to here, it would be GREATLY appreciated. If anyone has any other pics of Elon to add on here, that w

  29. These past 4 days have been unimaginable. Yesterday was the hardest for me & it all seemed so final. The funeral yesterday was very moving & it was a beautiful service. The church was full of people that loved & cared for Elon. I’m sure that h

  30. I’m so sorry to hear about your son. I know words will not help at this time but your family is in my prayers.
    Cathie Sandy Butler

  31. Dear Laura & Gerald,
    Just found out about Elon. I can not believe it. Can not believe what I just read.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    Elon was the most wonderful boy. I remember when you brought Bridget and Elon

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