Born August 1, 1947, in Martin, he was the son of the late Delbert R. and Carrie Edna Dempsey Rose. He was a disabled coal miner.
He is survived by his wife, Sherlene Ramey Rose.
Other survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Rodney Dwayne and Traci Rose of Langley; a daughter, Geana Scott of Garrett; a twin brother, Roger Rose of Garrett; a sister, Delana Rose of Lexington; and a granddaughter, Karli Rose.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 22, at noon, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Sterlin Bolen, Jerry Manns, and others, officiating.
Burial was in the Elswick Cemetery, at Island Creek, (Pike County), under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.
Visitation was at the funeral home.