Rodney Thomas Rose

Rodney Thomas Rose

MARION: Rodney Thomas Rose, age 45, of Marion passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2012.

He was born on February 6, 1967 in Marion, Ohio to Thomas & Donna (Brown) Rose. His father preceded him in death and his mother survives in Marion. Rodney was a 1985 graduate of Harding High School and a member of Oakland United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S.Army and was a member of the American Legion Post 162. He also was a member of the SOBBS Biker's Society of Waldo, Ohio. Rodney worked at Strato Flex Corp. for 10 years.

Surviving along with his mother are two daughters, Jessica Rose of Columbus, Oh. & Summer Rose of Marion; a brother, Thomas (Tarina) Rose of Harpster, Oh.; and a grandson, Gavin Gorby; and one niece, Ashlee Rose.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. in the Sawyer-Ludwig Park. Rev. Rafael Velazco will officiate. Burial will be at a later date.

Donations in Rodney's name may be given to the Chapel hill House for Ohio Combat Veterans.

Condolences may be sent to the family at:

Published in the Marion Star on Aug. 1, 2012