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Earl Rose

April 1, 1945 — December 14, 2016

Earl Edward Rose Sr., 71, of Lewisburg went home to celebrate Christmas with his Savior Wednesday December 14, 2016 in the Doctor's Hospital at Augusta, GA following a sudden illness.
Born April 1, 1945 at Huntington he was a son of the late John C. and Alma Opal Perdue Rose. He was a US Navy Vietnam Veteran having served on the USS Blandy. Earl was a member of the American Legion and a member of the First Baptist Church of Fairlea. He was a former manager of Rose's Department Store, a sales representative at Sears and Roebuck and retired from Kmart in Lewisburg. Earl enjoyed watching TV, woodcrafting and being a "PaPaw."
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Kimberly Rose; one infant grandchild and four siblings, Thomas Rose, Ira Rose, Helen Johnson and James Rose.
Those left to cherish his memory include the special love of his life of 50 years Drema Richmond Rose at home; children, Michelle Zicafoose and husband Brian of Concord, NC, Kelly Banton and husband Jimmy of Frankford and Earl "Edward" Rose Jr. and wife Leslie of Evans, GA; grandchildren, Addison and Richmond Rose, Josie, Sandy and Peyton Banton and Laurieanna Moore; one brother, David Rose and wife Lisa of Germantown, TN, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins whom he loved dearly.
Funeral services will be 12:00 PM Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapels with Jimmy Banton and Darrin Cherry officiating. Burial will follow in the Lilly-Crews Cemetery at Nimitz. Friends may call from 6:00 - 8:00 PM Monday at First Baptist Church of Fairlea.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation

DEC 19. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

First Baptist Church of Fairlea
9232 Seneca Trail S
Ronceverte, WV

Funeral Service

DEC 20. 12:00 PM (EST)

Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors
130 Temple Street
Hinton, WV, 25951
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