Arthur "Art" Joseph Rousseau
87; Jeffersonville, IN
Arthur “Art” Joseph Rousseau, Jr., 87, Jeffersonville, IN, passed peacefully Tuesday, December 4, 2018. He was born on March 26, 1931, to the late Arthur Joseph Rousseau, Sr. and Anna Rousseau in Detroit, MI. He was married for over 63 years to Mary Lou (Angeliu) Rousseau and they exemplified the meaning of true love. Through his one of a kind sense of humor and the fact that he never met a stranger, he was loved by everyone he met. He and his wife have been long time members of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the local YMCA. He was a Korean War Veteran and worked hard to support his family as a salesman with GAF and then retired from Borden Chemical.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Lucian McElroy.
He is survived by his wife Mary Lou and six children; Ann (Rick) Coleman, Cathy (Steve Crowe) Rousseau, Beth Rousseau, Mary (Alan) Butts, Nancy (Keith) Meriwether, Art (Alicia) Rousseau, III.; brother, Robert Rousseau; brother-in-law, John (Roberta) Angeliu; Eleven grandchildren; Erin (Kyle) Stackhouse, Meggen (Tony) Smedal, Brent (Jen) Coleman, Lauren (Brooke Friley) Coleman, Katie (Daniel) Cunningham, Emily (Derek) Sheffield; Hannah, Nick and Jack Meriwether; AJ and Sophie Rousseau; and Nine great grandchildren; Owen, Ella, Lorraine and Daphne Stackhouse, Madelyn and Melody Smedal, Theodore Coleman, Emerson Sheffield and one on the way.
A funeral service for Art will be on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11 AM at Scott Funeral Home, 2515 Veterans Pkwy in Jeffersonville. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 12 PM – 8 PM and on Saturday prior to the service from 9 AM – 11 AM at the funeral home.