Rose, Richard (Rosebud)

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Richard (Rosebud) Rose, 50, of Pembroke, Va., departed this life Monday evening, July 12, 2010, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke. Born in Lynchburg on September 19, 1959, he was a son of the late Addie Belle Carter Rose and Waldo R. Rose.

He was employed in the masonry trade and was a 1976 graduate of Giles High School.

He leaves to cherish his memory his best friend and companion, Diane Merrix, of Pembroke; his son, Phillip Rose, of the United States Marine Corps, Camp LeJune, N.C.; his brother and sisterin-law, David and Louise Rose, of Blacksburg; his sister, Linda Collins Carter, of Vinton; his two grandchildren; several aunts and uncles; and a large group of faithful friends.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2010, in the Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke with burial following in the Fillinger Cemetery in Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon until 2 p.m. before the funeral services.

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