John G. Rose, 68, of 9476 Battleford Road, Stonefort, died 2:45 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.
Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Simmons Cemetery near Creal Springs, all friends should go directly to the cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Felty Funeral Home in Carrier Mills. The Rev. Darrell Ford will officiate.
He was born on April 2, 1945, to the late John Henry Rose and Thelma Lorene (Atherton) Rose who survives.
He married Shirley Newbold on Dec. 27, 1969, and she survives.
He worked at J.W. Reynolds Monument Co. installing monuments for 42 years before retirement.
He loved his dogs, he loved hunting, fishing and "Ratting around as he called it" (riding around).
He is survived by his wife: Shirley Rose of Stonefort; mother: Thelma Rose of Creal Springs; daughter: Tonya Ham of Harrisburg; two sons: John Walker of Carrier Mills; and Ricky Walker of Central City, Ky.; three sisters: Marjorie Horn, Katy Newbold and Patty Hunt all of Creal Springs; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father: John Henry Rose; daughter: Carla Deaton; and niece: Lisa Glenn.
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