The Rev. Bud Rose, 87, of Kilbourne St., Sycamore, died at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center, Upper Sandusky.
He was born Dec. 9, 1925, in Somerset, Pa., to Benjamin and Minnie (Onstead) Rose. He married Ruth (Dixon) Rose Feb. 19, 1947, and she survives.
Also surviving are the following family, one son, William E. Rose of Tiffin; five grandchildren, Pamela Griffin, Michael Rose, Lisa Spencer, Matthew Rose and Heather Patrick; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, David Rose who died May 27, 2012; and four brothers, Lester, Delbert, Blaine and Ralph Rose.
Rev. Rose retired from the former Basic Refractories, Bettsville, after 33 years. He attended Church of the Nazarene, Tiffin. He was a member of Sycamore American Legion Post No. 250.
For hobbies, he loved to listen to gospel music, playing his guitar, doing illustrations of gospel music and going out to eat at various restaurants in the area. He produced the Country Gospel Time television show originating from Castalia and Marion. He also served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army as a tank driver.
A funeral for Rev. Rose will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, where the Sycamore American Legion will conduct a military graveside service.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Church of the Nazarene in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, OH 44882.