Richard A. Rose, born to Robert and Marcella (Fastenmeier) Rose on November 2, 1936, passed peacefully on June 1, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with COPD.
He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Jean (Bilkovsky) and son, Richard Jr.
Surviving are his daughters, Debbie (Roger) Fritz, Linda Rose, Yvonne (Mike) Bozzo, Vicki Yahrmarkt; brother, John (Tammy) Rose; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren (wow), and his best friend, Bandit.
Family and friends may visit for Memorial visitation on Thursday, June 5, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at H.H. Birkenkamp Funeral Home, 3219 Tremainsville Rd. 419-473-1301. Memorial service will begin at 7 p.m. To leave a message for Richard's family, please visit birkenkampfuneralhome.com