Paul Rose, 84, of Thornville, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, surrounded by his family and friends.
Paul was born Feb. 23, 1924, in Irid, Ky. He was a driver for Greyhound Corp. for 36 years retiring in 1985. He was a member of Fairfield Baptist Church of Thurston and past member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church of Liberty, Ky., First Baptist Church of Sunbury, Amalgamated Transit Union and Thornville Masonic Lodge # 521 F & AM.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Agnes Graff Rose; two children, Timothy Miller of Thornville and Trina (Wayne) Cagg of Baltimore; three grandchildren, Zachary and Abigail Cagg of Baltimore and Stacey (Eric) Hysell of Rushville; greatgrandson, Jacob Hysell; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Mary Ellen Chaffin Rose of Louisa, Ky.; and 14 brothers and sisters.
A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Nov. 22 at Fairfield Baptist Church, 7991 Old Millersport Road. (Old Millersport Road and State Route 256), Thurston, OH 43157 with Pastor Marvin Beculhimer officiating.
There will be a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to services at the church. Caring Cremation has taken place by Johnson-Smith Funeral Home and Crematory, Baltimore.