James Dean Rose, Sr. passed away peacefully on August 29th, 2016 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Jim Rose was born October 4, 1936 in Lawrence, Kansas to Leslie Rose and Dorothy Christie Rose.
He enjoyed playing football on the Lawrence High School football team and later graduated from the University of Kansas. He taught high school English briefly, then sold real estate and managed his rental properties in Lawrence for many years.
He was known for his big heart, generosity and for the caring he shared with others throughout his life. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.
He was preceded in death by his father, mother, brother, Jack Rose and sister, Virginia Rose. He is survived by his son, James Dean Rose, Jr., sister-in-law, Martha Rose and nieces, Ginny Rose Blum and Leslie Rose.
A private burial service with his surviving family will take place on September 2nd at Oak Hill Cemetery. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Saturday, September 3rd from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 1333 Kentucky Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.