Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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October 16, 2012

Rickey Carl Rose

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — Rickey Carl Rose, 55, of Christiansburg, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, October 13, 2012. He was at his home with his children and wife by his side.

He was the son of the late Fred Carl Rose, Joyce Ann Jessie and very special stepfather, Guy H. Jessie.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Teresa Ann Rose of the home; two sons, Ryan and Rebecca Rose of Christiansburg, Thomas Walls Jr. of Poca, W.Va.; one daughter, Bridgett Rose Hawley of Chattanooga, Tenn.; four grandkids, Elijah, Kody, Isaac and Arianna; two brothers, Raye and Tammy Rose of Hiddenite, N.C., Tim and Teresa Rose of Springville, Va.; two sisters, Faye and Donnie Hicks of Squire, W.Va., Teena and Larry Boucher of Ft. Myers, Fla.; special aunt, Lois Rose and uncle, Dean Keel; other special people in his life, father-in-law, the late John W. Russell, mother-in-law, Marie Russell, daughter-in-law, Kathy E. Walls; and special friends, Marvin and Sonna Gates.

He spent his life working as a journeyman mechanic and electrician at Olga Coal Co. for twelve years and New River/Va. Castings for twenty-three years until he had to retire due to his illness. He had many cares in his life, playing with his grandchildren, Minnesota Vikings, serving his Lord, and providing for his family. He actively attended Lighthouse Family Ministries.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Lighthouse Family Ministries with the Rev. Ryan Rose and the Rev. Buford Linkous officiating. Burial will be Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the James Alexander Christian Cemetery, Paynesville, W.Va. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at Lighthouse Family Ministries, 365 Union Valley Road, Riner, Va.

Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg, Va.

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