Mr. James Ernest Couch Jr., age 91, of Rome, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018,at his residence.

Graveside and interment services will be held at 1 p.m.on Thursday, February 8, 2018,in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with the Rev. George Nix officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018,at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave,. Rome, Ga. 30165.

A complete obituary will follow at a later date in Rome News-Tribune

Parnick Jennings Sr.'s Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.