Floyd Rose, age 72, of Jackson, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. He was born April 11, 1947 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to the late Jesse and Alice (Miller) Rose.
He is survived by his wife of almost 51 years, Deborah (Foster) Rose; daughters, Jennifer (Kenneth) Evans, Jessica (Pat) Wills; grandsons, Dale Nelson (Meagan Rollins), Garth Rose (Bailey Sales); granddaughters, Bronwyn Nelson and Ashley Wills; step grandsons, Jacob Wills and Phillip Wills; great-grandchildren, Avery and Charleigh Nelson; and step great-grandchildren, Skylar, Grayson, Trey and Riley Wills. Also surviving are his brothers, Lloyd (JoAnn) Rose; sisters, Brenda (Jim) Pennington, Linda (Danny) Sparks, Juanita Brown and lots of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and countless friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Floyd Matthew Rose; son-in-law, Dale Nelson Sr.; infant brother, Thomas Rose; brother-in-law, Allan Brown and his sister-in-law, Denise Gilliland.
Floyd graduated from Jackson High School, Class of 1965. He was then drafted into in the Army and served in Vietnam. Floyd then worked for DT&I railroad briefly and then moved on to the Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy in 1971 for seven years. He then transferred to the Jackson Police Department for 11 years until his retirement in 1990.
Friends may call Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 at the funeral home with Pastors Mike Wyatt and Stan Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Ridge Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillum.com