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  • "Dinah, May God bring back wonderful memories of your Dad..."
    - Arrilla
  • "Stan, I was saddened to read of your DAD's passing but know..."
    - Cliff Fraine
  • "You are gonna be missed. I am thinking about you and aunt..."
    - virginia hill murph
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Stanley Wilson Rose, age 95, went to be with his Lord Jesus on Saturday October 20, 2012. He was born the 9th of February 1917 in Suffolk, Virginia to William and Viola Rose. He played semi-pro football and baseball for several teams in Virginia. He served in the US Army in Panama and during World War II as a military police guarding General McNair. After serving in the military, he established Suffolk Sheet Metal in Suffolk, VA. He married Mary Virginia Hill in 1940. They moved to Daytona Beach in 1950 and several years later established Rose and Moody Sheet Metal along with his brother in law Bill Moody. After leaving Rose and Moody Sheet Metal, he worked at Cape Kennedy during the Apollo Missions and later at Disney World Orlando during its entire construction. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Daytona Beach serving as a deacon, Sunday school teacher and on many other committees. His survivors include his three children, Stanley Rose, Jr. (Sherry) of Fairhope, AL, Dinah Smith (Waylan) of Ormond Beach and Whit Rose (Lori) of Holly Hill; seven grandchildren, Connie Rose, Candi Lake, Kristen Foli, Brandon Smith, Whitney Trantham, Cacee Rose, Hillary Rose and nine great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Mary in 2003 after 62 years of marriage. Visitation for family and friends will be 10:00 am Tuesday October 23, 2012 followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church, 118 N. Palmetto Ave Daytona Beach with Brother Bobby Welch officiating. Interment will follow at Volusia Memorial Park. A heartfelt thanks to all the wonderful staff at Avante Rehabilitation, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center and Hospice. Condolences to the family may be sent to


Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Oct. 21, 2012
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