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In Memory of our Friend, Bob Rose

- 5:47 pm - April 6th, 2016

MajGenRobertRose.pngWe regretfully announce the passing of our friend and colleague, Major General Robert R. Rose, who lost his battle with AML at age 77. He is survived by his loving wife, Beate Rose; brother, Charles; daughter, Kelly; sons Robert and Stephen, 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A former Asst. Division Commander of the 42nd Infantry Division and former owner of Rose Fuel, Bob was a dear friend who will be greatly missed. NYOHA will establish a scholarship in his memory, to be unveiled at this year’s annual golf outing.


Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Wake Service:


Currie Funeral Home
116 East Church Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482


Service Information:  

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church
153 East Church Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482

Major General Rose will be laid to rest at the Arlington National Cemetery. Scheduling will be announced at a later time. Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s name to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Virginia Chapter, 5540 Falmouth St., Suite 101, Richmond, VA 23230. Donate online at www.lls.org/virginia.