Colonel Gabriel Rouquie Jr.

Published 6:42 am Thursday, June 11, 2020

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Colonel Gabriel Rouquie Jr., US Army, Retired, 71, of Suffolk, Va., died June 3, 2020 at his home in Southern Shores.

Born in Spartanburg, SC on October 29, 1948, he was the son of the late Wilhelmina Lewis Davies and Gabriel Rouquie.

Gabe is survived by wife Anne Ingalls Rouquie; daughters Lee Elizabeth Rouquie Mongold (Steven) and Emily Rouquie Clark (Zachary); son William Thomas Rouquie; granddaughters Piper, Sawyer, Collins and Bailey; and sister, Lewis Rouquie of Tryon.

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Gabe was commissioned in the United States Army Field Artillery after completion of the Reserve Officer Training Program at Wofford College. Colonel Rouquie’s chief awards and decorations included the Defense Superior Service Medal with 1 oak leaf cluster, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and Army Meritorious Service Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters, as well as the Army Staff Identification Badge and Air Assault Badge.

Inurnment will take place at the Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to New Creation United Methodist Church, Chesapeake, Va., the Wounded Warrior Project, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, the American Legion or the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family. Condolences may be shared at