Phillip Wayne Rosser

Phillip Wayne Rosser, 84, of Powell, born March 8, 1929, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
He was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Powell, where he served the Lord faithfully for several years.
He spent many years working for the U.S. Department of Energy and retired in 1979. He served at Calvary Baptist Church as choir director and Sunday school teacher for more than 25 years. He later served at Temple Baptist Church and assisted Pastor Sexton when Crown College was established. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War.
On Aug. 28, 1950, he married his loving wife, Lola Jean, and they spent almost 63 wonderful years together. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, son and friend to so many who will miss him greatly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Beulah Rosser; sister, Janice Kidd; and daughter, Susie Redmond.
Survivors include his loving wife, Lola Jean Rosser; brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Virginia Rosser; brother and sister-in-law, Howard and Evelyn Rosser; brother and sister-in-law, Doyle and Geraldine Rosser; brother-in-law, Archie Kidd; son and daughter-in-law, David and Linda Rosser; son-in-law, Mark Redmond; son and daughter-in-law, John and Jennifer Rosser; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Jean Rosser; daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Mark Treadwell; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and many friends.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 14, in Curtis Hutson Center at Temple Baptist Church, 1700 West Beaver Creek Drive, Powell, TN 37849. The memorial service will follow at 7 p.m., with Pastor Clarence Sexton officiating. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens, 160 Edgemoor Road, Powell, TN 37849. Pallbearers will be his grandsons. In lieu of flowers, donors are asked to send donations to the Cystinosis Research Network, 302 Whytegate Court, Lake Forest, IL 60045, or donate online at His great-granddaughter is affected by a disease called cystinosis, which currently has no cure. Any donations to this organization are greatly appreciated per his wishes. Online condolences can be sent to the family at Woodhaven Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens, Powell, is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Woodhaven Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens - Powell
160 Edgemoor Road  Powell, TN 37849
Published in Roane County News from June 13 to June 14, 2013