Richard Dale Rose

Richard “Rosebud” Rose, 50, of Pembroke 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 U S Marine Corps, Camp LeJune, NC; his brother and sister-in-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 Thursday at 2:00 PM 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 12:00 until 2:00 PM before the funeral services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.