GRAHAM, KY., — Bob Rose, 87, of Graham was called to his Heavenly home Friday, February 21, 2020. He was a member of Unity Baptist Church. He was an electrician and worked for Peabody and Amax Coal Companies until he retired. Then he continued working with a hobby of appliance repairs until shortly before his death. He worked 14-hour days in his hobby and enjoyed every minute. He offered help in their repairs to anyone who asked. He believed God gave him the knowledge to assist others and he did that daily.
He was preceded in death by his parents Will and Augusta Rose, sisters Rebecca (Paul) Hill, Lois (JC) Thomas, Leonna (Lynn) Bard, Anna (Birkley) Oates, and Norma Whitfield, and son-in-law Kenny Wright.
Bob left behind his wife of 69 years Dorothy Rose of Graham, 2 daughters Janet Wright and Judy Rose both of Graham, 3 grandchildren with whom he shared his wisdom Venita Wright, Joshua Wright and Bobby Sailing, 9 great-grandchildren and sister Ruthie Vincent.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 2pm at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, KY with Rev. Jerry Eades and Rev. John Bivins officiating. Burial will follow in Unity Cemetery in Graham, KY.
Visitation will be on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 10am until time of funeral at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, KY.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.garysfuneralhome.com