Jimmy (Jimbo) Rouse

Published 2:18 pm Friday, June 7, 2019

Jimmy (Jimbo) Rouse of Freeport, formerly of Port Arthur, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

Jimbo was born December 24, 1946 in Seabrook, Texas to Andrew Jackson Rouse and Eara Kersey Rouse.

Jimbo spent his life as a commercial shrimper and diesel mechanic.

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He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Liz and brother, Wick Rouse.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Peggy Rouse of Nederland; son, Jeff Rouse and wife Misty of Orange; daughters, Jackie Moore of Nederland, and Mandy Hauck and husband Bill of Athens; brother, A. J. Rouse and wife Betty of LaPorte; grandchildren, Jacob Rouse, Angie Moore, and Kristi Rogers; five great-granddaughters; niece, Joyce Ann Painter of Freeport; great-niece, Tonya; great-nephew, Joe; great-great niece, Joei; great-great nephew, Jason, and numerous other nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves followed by the memorial service at 2:00 p.m. with Dr. Rick Erwin officiating.