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William Dennis Rose

January 16, 1936 ~ August 1, 2018 (age 82)





William Dennis Rose, age 82, went home to be with the Lord on August 1, 2018.  Born January 16, 1936, he was a native of Swain County.  His wife of almost 50 years, Rev. Barbara Bernice Rose, and a daughter, Debra Rose, preceded him in death.  Bill was an avid outdoorsman, loving nothing better than to be outside, camping, hunting and fishing, pursuits that allowed him to do what he loved most, spend time with his family.  He was a member of Nealsville Church of God.

He is survived by two sons, Ronald Rose of Old Fort and Dennis Rose and wife Patricia of Mars Hill; a sister, Mary Nell Morgan of Marion; and five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Nealsville Church of God with Rev. Doug Carpenter officiating.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. prior to the service at the church.  Burial, with military rites will follow at Betlehem Community Cemetery where he will be laid to rest beside his beloved wife Barbara.  







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