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Carl J. Rose, 82 of Somerset died August 28th at In Touch Hospice Somerset, Born November 3, 1937 in Ironton, OH,
He was a son of the late Carl E. and Beatrice (Dalton) Rose. He was a graduate of Ironton High School class of 1955. Carl was preceded in death by both parents and sister Jeanette (Bill) Moore of Gallipolis, OH. On August 7, 1955 in Ironton, he married Sheila Kay (Hogsten) Rose. They recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Carl is survived by his wife, Kay along with their sons, H. Michael of Florida, Carl Edward (Marti Jo) of Murrells Inlet, SC and Jefferey H. (Debbie) of Somerset, PA; six grandchildren: Erin (John) Bean of Pittsburgh, PA, Angela (Sean) Crowe of Newcastle, Australia, Alix (Joe) Darr of Somerset, PA, Hannah (Brad) Nicolais of Alexandria, VA, Seth Rose and Sean Rose of Somerset, PA; seven great-grandchildren: Peyton and Morgan Bean, Halen, Cooper and Nash Crowe, Hunter and Adalyn Darr. Along the way, Carl and Kay were very grateful to have had the opportunity to influence the lives of three additional young men; Patrick (Cindy) McCormick of Bedford, Timothy (Lisa) Lenhart of Meyersdale and Michael (Jennifer) Garrison of Cumberland, MD. Carl worked as a Deputy Sheriff in Lawrence County OH and as an arson Investigator for the State of WV. He was also a Field representative for John McCall Coal Company of Baltimore as well as Primary Coal Inc of New York. He later joined his sons in the coal industry. Carl served many years as a Trustee of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 1801 and was one of many who worked tirelessly in saving the Somerset club from closure and was very instrumental in the renovation of the Eagles baseball field. Carl was also instrumental in the construction of a pavilion to serve as a youth athletics complex and as a site for the enjoyment of the entire community. In 2016 Carl was honored as one of the first Somerset "Hometown Heroes" for his contributions to the community of Somerset. Carl appreciated and valued the friendships that he made over the years. Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life on Saturday, September 5, 2020 from 2 - 4 PM at the FOE Community Park Pavilion on Stadium Drive, Somerset PA.
Memorial donations in Carl's name may be made to In Touch Hospice P.O. Box 1173, Somerset, PA 15501. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home & Crematory of Somerset