He was born in Owen County on Sept. 4, 1920, the son of Otto and Ruth (Stantz) Shouse.
He was an Army veteran of World War II. He retired from NSWC Crane in 1980 after 31 years of service. He was a member of Church of Christ. He was also a Life member of the American Legion Post #22 and VFW Post #7118, both of Linton.
Survivors include three daughters, Phyllis A. Binkowski of Dandridge, TN, Carolyn S. (Jerry) Moss of Linton, and Patty (Larry) King of Jasonville; a son, Terry Joe (Rose) Shouse of Linton; step-son, Norman (Patty) Klass of Coal City; a brother, Robert F. Shouse of Martinsville; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Alma (Cook) Shouse on Sept. 29, 1984; second wife, Luella (Karns) Shouse on Feb. 3, 2011; a step-grandson, Michael Klass; and two sons-in-law, Phillip Myers and Casey Binkowski.
Funeral services will be conducted at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 with Pastor Larry Watters officiating.
Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton with military graveside rites by the American Legion Post #22 of Linton.
Visitation will be on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Greene County Humane Society through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.welch cornett.com.