The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Death Notices

December 14, 2013

Richard W. Rose

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Richard W.  Rose, 77, Carthage, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at his home in Carthage.

Richard Wayne Rose was born Nov. 23, 1936, in Kansas City, Mo., a son of the late William Lafayette Rose and Irene Opal White Rose. He was a high school graduate of East High School, Kansas City.

He married Erma Ruth Shoemaker on Dec. 21, 1956. She survives.

Richard was an iron worker for Havens Steel, Kansas City, from 1962 to 1983; a member of the Blue Springs Police Reserve from 1975 to 1981; and a Newton County Deputy Sheriff from 1983 to 1990.  He was a member of Life Point Church, Joplin, a CPR instructor for the American Red Cross; EMT certified and a Reserve Detective for Blue Springs Police Department, Blue Springs, Mo.

Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Lynn Rose, Carthage; two sons, Danny Reed Rose, Carthage, and Sterling Jerry Halley, Leavenworth, Kan.; one brother, William Rose, Independence, Mo.; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Connie Bracken; two sisters, Sandy Etzenhouser and Cathy Vaughn; and a brother, James G. Rose.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Life Point Church, Joplin. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Life Point Church. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 16, at the Muncie Chapel Cemetery, Wheaton, Mo.

Memorial gifts are suggested to the Life Point Church, Joplin, Mo.; floral gifts may be sent to Knell Mortuary, Carthage.

Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com

Arrangements are under the direction of Knell Mortuary, Carthage.

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