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Ronald Douglas Rose

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SCPO Ronald D. Rose, USN (Ret.)

Chesapeake - Senior Chief Petty Officer Ronald Douglas Rose, USN (Retired), died peacefully on September 18, 2018, at the age of 78. Chief Rose was a Vietnam veteran who was proud to serve his country.

Chief Rose was born on July 31, 1940, in Bluefield, VA to Jack and Gladys Rose. Following high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy and traveled around the world. He enjoyed exploring different countries, meeting the people and learning about their cultures. He retired from the service in 1980.

In 1965, he married Louise Brewster of Tazwell, VA. He is survived by his wife, Louise and their three children, Kimberly Shook, Glenda Lynn Rose, and Robert D. Rose. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Justin, Joshua, Jake, Aurora, Ryan and Elliana; two great grandchildren; and a sister, Susan Barnes of Cool Ridge, WV. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Jim and Jack.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 22, at 11 a.m. at Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Funeral arrangements are provided by Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Bridge Chapel. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com

View the online memorial for SCPO Ronald D. Rose, USN (Ret.)
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Sept. 20, 2018
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