David Ray Rose, 57, passed away suddenly Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
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David was born Aug. 21, 1956 in New Castle, Ind. He currently worked as a finish carpenter for the Thomas D. Clark Kentucky History Museum and for Pickett Homes of Lexington. He was a Kentucky Master Angler, a Kentucky Colonel, and attended the Ninevah Christian Church. David enjoyed spending time with hisfamily, fishing, gardening, and wood working.
David is survived by his wife of 19 years, Laura Welsh Rose; five children, Jodi (Ben) Blackburn of Frenchburg, Erin (Mark) Harrell of Frankfort, Shawn R. Miller, David L. Rose, and Cory Owens, all of Pendleton, Ind.; fourgrandchildren, Annabel, Levi, Trey, and Elliotte; one great-grandchild, Elin; three siblings, Angela Faye Rose (Charles Leon) Crabtree of Greenfield, Ind., John J. (Dottie) Rose of Nicholasville, and Ruth M. (Larry) Lynch of Fostoria, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Jane Rose of Spiceland, Ind.; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his parents John Jesse and Burneda Popplewell Rose and a brother Robert L. Rose.
A celebration of David's life was held Tuesday, June 10 at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home led by Bro. Terry Cooper and Frederick RodneyWelsh.
Cremation followed the services.
Honorary bearers were Andrew, Ryan, and Mitch McRoy, Robert L. Lynch, Dr. Steve Rose, Mike and Lucas Rose, Chuck and Chris Crabtree, and Fredrick Welsh.
In memory of David, memorials are suggested to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 3229 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229-3095 or Anderson Humane Society, P.O. Box 448, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.
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Published in The Anderson News on June 11, 2014