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Tom Wayne Outen

ROCKINGHAM — Tom Wayne Outen, 84, of Rockingham, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021 at his home.

He was born March 20, 1937 in Richmond County, a son of the late Carson and Frances O’Neal Outen.

Mr. Outen the served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from the textile industry.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Outen; a daughter Penny Outen Brown (Dee); sisters, Nettie, Ruth and Myrtle Folsom; and brothers Jack, Henry, Charlie, Bill and James Outen.


Surviving are his children, Donna Gunter (Woody), Tom Outen (Mandy) and Terry Simmons (Ronnie); grandchildren, Crystal Marks, Charlie Terry, Rebecca Gunter, Weston Outen, Will Gunter and Caroline Gunter; great-grandchildren, Kynlee and Kysley Marks; a sister, Frances Warner.

The family will receive friends at his home 1323 Ann St., Rockingham.

Online condolences may be made at www.watson-kingfuneralhome.com. Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham is serving the Outen family.


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