EDWARD ROSE JR.
On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, after a brief illness, Mr. Edward “Buck” Rose, Jr. at the age of 84 went home to be with the Lord. He was a native of Dinwiddie County and the son of the late Edward Rose, Sr. and Annie Laura Rose. At an early age he confessed Christ and became a member of the Rocky Mount Baptist Church, McKenney, VA. He was married to Sallie Beatrice Hall Rose and was a former employee of Brenco Ball Bearing Company, Brown and Williamson Tobacco Company, the Virginia Department of Transportation and Fiouricci Manufacturing. “Buck” was also the community barber in McKenney for many years. He was predeceased by a son, Marcus Terrell Rose,, and three siblings, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Rose, and Francis Ridley.
Cherished memories will forever be kept in the hearts of his wife and “love of his life” of 63 years, Mrs. Sallie B. Rose; and his beloved children, Jacqueline Howell (Anthony), Elliott, Wayne, Victor, Ronald, Roderick (Greta), Alesia and Katrina. Mr. Rose will also be fondly remembered by his precious grandchildren: Brian White, LaShonde Faulcon-Rose (Phay), and Angela Rose. “Buck” will be missed by his sister, Dixie Griffin (Charlie), and brothers, William Rose, Thomas Rose(Ruby) and Jack Rose(Irene); brothers-in-law, Leotha Hall (Ann) and Mint “Sonny” Basnight; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and friends including future son-in-law, George “Melvin” Prosise, and close family friends, Denise & Jessica Tabron and Carl Holman.
Funeral services will be held 12 noon, Monday, October 15, 2018, at Rocky Mount Baptist Church, 24901 Ridge Rd, McKenney, VA 23872, with the Pastor, Rev. Carlos Jordan, eulogizing and Rev. Alexander Williams, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A family visitation will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2018, 6–7pm at the McKenney ChapelJoseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home. The family will receive relatives and friends at the residence, 11412 Sapony Church Rd, Mckenney, VA, and can be contacted at 804478-4846. Funeral services entrusted to the Mckenney Chapel-Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home, 11107 Doyle Blvd., McKenney, 804-478-4411.