Created on Thursday, 14 March 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Max Leroy Rose, 85, of Quincy, died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at his home.
He was born in Shelby County on Feb. 13, 1928, a son of the late Kenneth E. and Frances Selina Chambers Rose.
On March 23, 1946, he married Barbara J. Miller in Bardstown, Ky., and she died Dec. 20, 1996. He also was preceded in death by two sons, Frederick and Steven Rose; five brothers, William Howard, Forest, Kenny, Louis “Pete” and Gerald; and two sisters, Bernice and Elizabeth.
He is survived by a son, Daniel Rose of Chatsworth, Calif.; two daughters, Kathy L. Schaefer of Liberty Township and Cynthia Rose of Cincinnati; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A 1946 graduate of Quincy High School, he was a farmer and a machinist at Liberty Folder in Sidney.
Per his wishes, his body is being cremated. Pastor Frank James officiates a graveside service at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fairview Cemetery, Quincy.
Arrangements were handled by Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff, where condolences may be expressed at www.timeformemory.com/madden.