Clarence Duncan Fouse, Jr., joined the Church Triumphant on May 22, 2018, after a long illness.
He was born August 31, 1942, in Wilkinsburg, PA, the only child of Clarence Duncan Fouse, Sr. and Clara Mae Jones Fouse. Clarence graduated from Miami Senior High in Miami, FL, Stetson University in Deland, FL, Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA and earned his Doctor of Ministry from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL. He also became a Colonel as an Army Reserve Chaplain for 23 years in South Carolina.
Clarence served several churches in South Carolina for 35 years: Uriel and Fishing Creek Presbyterian Churches in Chester County, McCarter Presbyterian Church in Greenville, SC, and Great Falls and Cedar Shoals Presbyterian Churches in Chester County. He enjoyed playing tennis, basketball and softball and remained a sports enthusiast for many years, especially pulling for the Clemson Tigers.
Clarence is survived by his wife of 45 years, Margaret Harper Fouse, of Black Mountain, NC; his two daughters Jennifer Fouse Sheorn (Dean), of Greenville, SC, and Mary Margaret Fouse Bishop (Brian) of Golden, CO; and son, Clarence “Clay” Duncan Fouse, III (Schaap Freeman), of Montreat, NC. Clarence is also survived by 10 awe-inspiring grandchildren: Ben Sheorn, Harper Day Freeman Fouse, Virginia Freeman Fouse, Andrew Bishop, Isadora Freeman Fouse, Eliza Bishop, Bailey Sheorn, Alice Freeman Fouse, Clara Bishop and Oscar Freeman Fouse.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 8, at 3:00 p.m. at Black Mountain Presbyterian Church, in Black Mountain, NC. Memorials may be sent to Black Mountain Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 39, 117 Montreat Rd., Black Mountain, NC 28711.