, Corbin, KY


August 20, 2013

George Rose

CORBIN — George A. Rose, 79, of Urbana, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in Kettering Medical Center.

He was born March 27, 1934, Whitley County, the son of James and Lydia (Bailey) Rose.

George faithfully attended the Church of God in Urbana. He was known to be a very generous man. George loved gardening, golfing and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his daughter, Rhonda L. (Jeff) Cornwell, of Monroe, Ohio; his son, David A. Rose, of Urbana, Ohio; grandchildren, Victoria Rose, Josiah David, Sasha Noelle, Addison Marie and Andrie Miquelle; his brother, Olan (Rosa Lee) Rose, of Middletown, Ohio; sisters, Ila Beichler, of Dayton, Ohio, and Sylsie Reeves, of Corbin; sister-in-law, Cleo White, of Wilmington, Ohio, and Vivian Lacy, of Manchester, Ohio; as well as several nieces, nephews and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Cecie Ridner, Rhea McCormick, Cordia Moore and Ossie Rose; brother-in-law, William White; sister-in-law, Betty Ferguson.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in the Church of God in Urbana with Rev. David Gammello officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Newson Cemetery, St. Paris, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Life Line, Mission for Haiti, 194 Sunset Dr., Clay City, KY 40312. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Services are entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana, Ohio.

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