Mr. John Thomas Rose, 90, of Hartsville and formerly of Raleigh, NC, passed away Wednesday morning, June 22nd, 2022, while at McLeod Health – Cheraw.
Mr. Rose was born in Columbia, a son of the late, Jasper T. & Leona “Edith” Murray Rose. John served our country as a mechanic with the United States Air Force and retired as a senior Nuclear planner at the Brunswick Nuclear plant in Southport, NC. He also worked for a while with the Environmental Protection Agency. John loved music, dancing, and sharing a beer with his buddies.
Surviving are his sons, Charles “Chuck” Rose of Hartsville and James Fredrick Rose of Pelion; also several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Elizabeth Rose; children: William Lee Rose, David Allen Rose, John Steven Rose; and a sister, Shirley Rose Cate.
He will be laid to rest beside his beloved wife at a later date in Raleigh, NC.
Norton Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to be serving the Rose family.