Isaac Junius Routh

June 27, 1919March 6, 2012

Isaac Junius Routh, 92, of Grays Chapel passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 06, 2012.

Junius was a life member of Grays Chapel United Methodist Church and was a faithful servant to the Grays Chapel community; he was a member of the Grays Chapel Lions Club and The American Legion Post #81.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 9 at 2:00 pm at Grays Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Doug Miller and Rev. Alanda Harris officiating; burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors provided by The Randolph County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 8 from 6:00– 8:00 pm at Loflin Funeral Home.

He was the son of the late Issac Enolds and Gertrude Pugh Routh and was also preceded in death by his two sisters, Carletta Pugh and Margaret Julian.

Surviving is his wife of 70 years, Daisy Moore Routh, three daughters, Linda Price of Greensboro, Julie Morgan of Grays Chapel and Jill Howard of Summerfield; one son, John Routh of Grays Chapel; two brothers, Jimmy Routh and Thomas Routh of Grays Chapel; eight grandchildren, Stacy Masters, Jason Price, Erica Jenkins, Patrick Morgan, Cole Howard, Matthew Howard, Seth Routh and Savannah Routh and four Great-grandchildren, Sayde Masters, Ella Masters, Rylee Price and Jennings Morgan.

The family would like to express their sincerest gratitude to Hospice of Randolph County, especially, Bonnie and Wendy, Rev. Rodney Otwell and to Linda Wood, Pat Hill and Cindy Riley and all of those who gave of their time to care for Junius.

At the family’s request in lieu of flowers, memorials contributions may be made to Hospice of Randolph County, PO Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204.

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  • Funeral Service Friday, March 9, 2012
  • Visitation Thursday, March 8, 2012

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Linda Jenkins

March 19, 2012

So sorry to hear about Junius. He was a GOOD man. I've known him since I was a little girl. Just know that he is in a much better place and that you will see him again one day. Sorry that we where not there, but I just found out. You are in my thoughts and prayers. RIP Junius.

Lorie Garland

March 9, 2012

To the Routh family, so sorry for the loss of your dear Junius. He was a delightful man and always had a smile and a word of wisdom to offer. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.May God comfort and keep you.

Jackie Martin Canoy

March 9, 2012

To the Routh family. I am sorry to hear of your loss. Ya'll will be in my thoughts and prayers for I kmow how hard this time is. Lean on one another and take care of your Mom and each other.

March 8, 2012

Miss Daisy and family. Sorry for your loss. I will always have special memories, especially of working with Mr. Junius at Grays Chapel School. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God richly bless and comfort you. Carl and Frances Walker (Franklinville NC)

P.J. Dunn

March 8, 2012

Prayers and much love to all of you....he was such an amazing man with an even more amazing heart. His smile was always so contagious and his love for others was such a blessing. Heaven is so lucky to have gained such a wonderful angel. May God be with you during this difficult loss, and all the memories of his love and laughter help you through this time. Love, P.J.

Michele Prather

March 8, 2012

To the entire family of Junius Routh, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that some day each of you will see your loved one again.

Lori Kearns

March 8, 2012

Jill and Family - I am very sorry for your loss. Over the years that Junius would come to mind, I always thought of that sweet smile he seemed to always have. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

teresa caviness

March 8, 2012

and Savannah use to come in blue mistwhen I was working on Sat. Morning. He was always so very sweet. The world has lost a wonderful man, but heaven has a new angel

teresa caviness

March 8, 2012

and Savannah use to come in blue mist on Sat. Mornings when I worked there, he was always so very sweet. The world has lost a great man,but heaven has a new Angel. I will miss you.

Winona Wentworth

March 8, 2012

The world has lost a wonderful man. Junius will be missed by everyone who knows him!