Marvin Ray Rose, 73, of South Charleston, WV went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 6, 2011. He passed away at the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, WV.
Marvin was the son of the late John and Salley Rose of Columbus, OH. Marvin grew up in Louisa, KY and was a graduate of Louisa High School. He was an Army Veteran and a retiree of IUOE#132 with 32 years of service and a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church, Sumerco, WV.
Marvin was a true Bluegrass man and traveled with his band “Marvin Rose & Co.” to various events in WV and surrounding states for thirty years and made many friends along the way.
Marvin leaves behind his wife Patsy Moss Rose of 16 years; Children, Gina Woods – Louisa, KY, Sherry (James) Webb – New Richmond, OH, Evette (Jack) Short – Louisa, KY, Marvin Ray, Jr., (Angie) – Louisa, KY, Brandi Rose-Holstein (Tom Proctor) – Clendenin, WV; Grandchildren, Andrew Woods (Carrie Jo), Tanae’ Woods, Jamie & Alisha Webb, Kelly Spears, Britta Kitts (Jason), Heather Rose, Kandace Holstein, Tyler Spencer, Great Grandchildren: Addalyn, Morgan, Colton, & Baylee.
Marvin was blessed with two brothers in Christ that became his caregivers. Russell Fridley and Donnie Nelson, also blessed with a host of friends and neighbors that helped numerous times.
Services will be at 2:00pm on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at the Curry Funeral Home Chapel, 2090 Childress Road, Alum Creek, WV, with Randall Butch Brogan officiating. Burial will follow at the Pine Grove Cemetery.
Friends and family may gather on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the funeral home.