James J.D. Rose
James J.D. Rose, age 90, of Washburn, Missouri went to be with his Savior on November 28, 2020. JD was born October 11, 1930 in Hiwasse, Arkansas to Johnnie James and Isabelle Cargile Rose.
J.D. attended Cassville and Washburn schools and graduated from Washburn High School. He served his country by enlisting in the United States Air Force in 1951 and retiring in 1974. J.D. was a beloved husband and a devoted father. He loved his Lord and worked to deepen that relationship by diligently studying God’s word. God’s influence was on display through J.D.’s meek disposition and willingness to help those in need. He was a faithful member of Mission Baptist Church serving in many different capacities. He loved squirrel hunting, fishing, gardening and making his famous jams to give to family and friends.
Preceding J.D. in death were his parents, Johnnie and Isabelle Rose; daughter, Gina Renee and three brothers, C.R. “Doc”, Russell and Sam Rose.
Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Janet; two sons, Bruce and his wife Terry of Haughton, Louisiana, Brett and his wife Mimi of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; one daughter, Brena and her husband Brad Selleck of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Kelley (Michael) Vetkoetter, Austin (Whitney) Selleck, Ashley Rose, J.T. Selleck and Kristin Selleck; four great grandchildren, Hunter, Elijah, Harley and Salem; two brothers, Johnnie Lee Rose and his wife Sue; Glenn Rose and his wife Drucie; two sisters, Lola Vanzandt and her husband Carroll and Lula Patrick and two sisters-in-law, Mary Rose and Ronnie Rose.
Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. Friday, December 4 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Graveside services with military honors will be held Saturday, December 5 at 2:00 PM at the Roller Cemetery, Washburn.
Masks are required.
The family has requested that in memory of J.D., donations be made to Mission Baptist Church building fund, 3709 Farm Road 2242, Washburn, MO 65772.
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