Steven Kendall Rose
1959 - 2021
Brown-Wynne Funeral Home
300 Saint Mary's Street
Raleigh, NC
Steven (Steve) Kendall Rose
September 6, 1959 - November 6, 2021
Raleigh, North Carolina - Steven (Steve) Kendall Rose, 62, of Raleigh, NC sadly passed away on November 6, 2021.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Suzanne Pearson Rose; son Zachary Kendall Rose (& wife Erin,) daughter Carleigh Jessica Rose, brother Richard Townsend Rose (& wife Lyn,) sister Laurie Rose Moser (& husband Roger,) nephew Nicholas Townsend Rose (& wife Alessandra,) niece Hannah Rose Moser, special family member Jesse James Gibbs, and his beloved puppy, Lilly. He was preceded in death by his parents, Laurie (Larry) Musgrave Rose and Carolyn Townsend Rose.
Born on September 6, 1959 in Raleigh, NC, Steve was a graduate of Sanderson High School and Appalachian State University. He was a huge basketball fan and played on both high school and college levels, as well as in numerous leagues throughout his life. He was a rabid Duke, Boston Celtics and Red Sox fan. He loved gardening and music, but his greatest passion in life was people. Steve loved his family immensely and made everyone he met feel loved and important. His compassion, infectious smile and unique sense of humor will be sorely missed.
A memorial service will be held at 5:00 PM on Sunday, November 14 at St. Paul's Christian Church, 3331 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh NC. A reception will follow the ceremony in the fellowship hall.
Steve was loved by many people -- all of whom feel a huge void in their hearts. But he leaves an amazing legacy, and heaven has gained a faithful, loving angel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association (, or to The V Foundation for Cancer Research (
Arrangements are being handled by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 St. Mary's Street, Raleigh, NC.

Published by The News & Observer on Nov. 11, 2021.
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St. Paul's Christian Church
3331 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC
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You will be greatly missed. I will miss our conversations about sports. You had an amazing outlook on the world. I will miss your sense of humor but I know you and Danny are in a better place. Love you, buddy RIP
Jesse Jones
November 13, 2021
Although I didn´t know Steve very well, I thought of him as being such a kind man. He always took the time to talk and listen. I know he will be missed by many people. Love to the family.
Glenda Dyson
November 13, 2021
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