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Eugene Cecil "Gene" Rose

December 31, 1929 August 3, 2019
Eugene  Cecil "Gene" Rose
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Obituary for Eugene Cecil "Gene" Rose

ROSE, Eugene C. “Gene”, age 89, went home to his Lord on Saturday, August 3, 2019. He was born on December 31, 1929 in Ocoee, Tennessee, to the late Cecil and Julie Rose. Gene served in the Korean Conflict and received two purple hearts. He retired from Champion Chemical Company in 1992 after 35 years. Gene faithfully attended the Eastside Freewill Baptist Church for over 50 years.

Gene was preceded in death by his wife, Polly in 2006. He is survived by five children, Patsy (Jay) Jones of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Sharon (Jim) Montico of Springfield, John (Randi) Rose of West Liberty, Judy Rose of Springfield and Jeff (Beckie) Rose of Springfield. He is also survived by his brother, Jerry (Jeanette) Rose of South Charleston; Sister, Opal (Mike) Tallent of Maryville, Tennessee; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 5-7p.m. at JACKSON LYTLE & LEWIS LIFE CELEBRATION CENTER. Service will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 11a.m. with viewing from 10-11a.m. at Eastside Freewill Baptist Church, 2735 Hilltop Avenue, Springfield. Rev. James Baldwin will be officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park. Condolences may be expressed to his family by visiting www.jacksonlytle.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

7

Aug

5:00 PM 8/7/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/7/2019 7:00:00 PM
Jackson Lytle & Lewis Life Celebration Center

2425 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Jackson Lytle & Lewis Life Celebration Center
2425 N. Limestone St. Springfield 45503 OH
United States

Visitation

Thursday

8

Aug

10:00 AM 8/8/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Eastside Freewill Baptist Church

2735 Hilltop Avenue
Springfield, OH 45503

Eastside Freewill Baptist Church
2735 Hilltop Avenue Springfield 45503 OH
United States

Service

Thursday

8

Aug

11:00 AM 8/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Eastside Freewill Baptist Church

2735 Hilltop Avenue
Springfield, OH 45503

Eastside Freewill Baptist Church
2735 Hilltop Avenue Springfield 45503 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rose Hill Burial Park Final Resting Place

4781 S. Charleston Pk.
Springfield, OH 45502

4781 S. Charleston Pk. Springfield 45502 OH
United States
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