OBITUARY

Clarence Edward Rose

April 10, 1940October 23, 2012

NEWSPAPER OBITUARY FOR CLARENCE EDWARD “EDDIE” ROSE Westville, OK- Funeral services for Clarence Edward “Eddie” Rose will be held on Saturday, October 27th. 2012 at 2:00 pm at the Reed-Culver Chapel . Interment will take place at Ross Cemetery in Tahlequah, OK. Clarence Edward “Eddie” Rose was born on April 10th, 1940 in Tahlequah, OK the son of Clarence Albert and Pearlie Mae (Hammons) Rose. He attended school in Tahlequah, OK. Eddie devoted his life to serving the communities of Cherokee and Adair Counties through his 47 years as a Law Enforcement Officer. Eddie served as a Lake Ranger until his passing as well as an Oklahoma Mounted Police Officer, and a United States Marshall. He married and had four daughters, Wanda, Teresa, Jerree, and Emily. His job took up a great deal of his time. Whenever he had free time, Eddie loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren. He was an equestrian lover and enjoyed time spent with his horses. He had an orchard and raised peach and pear trees. He was a recording artist and produced an album of country music, and wrote music as well. Eddie performed on the “Jude and Jody Morning Show” every Saturday morning for five years, referred to as the “John Chick Show”, on Fox 23. It was because of Eddie’s love of people and his great sense of humor and quick wit, that Eddie never met a stranger. Eddie was everyone’s friend. He helped start the Help-In-Crisis Foundation in Tahlequah, OK. He had a soft spot for little children and always made sure to have a pocket full of suckers for the little ones he met on a daily basis. Eddie was a member of the FOP and a member of the Peggs Methodist Church. After he retired, he enjoyed the morning cup of coffee with all of his buddies to catch up on the latest around town. Eddie was called home to his eternal rest on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 in Stilwell, OK. Eddie was 72 years old. He will be fondly remembered by the many friends and families he has helped during his lifetime. Eddie is preceded in death by his mother and father, two brothers, Troy Rose , Arlie Rose and three sister, Clovia Collins, Oma Booth, and Betty Davis. Those left to cherish Eddie’s memory include his daughters, Wanda Evans and husband Marty of Westville, OK, Teresa Ellis and companion James Smith of Tahlequah, Jerree Stoneburner of Lawton, MO and Emily Crites of Enid, OK. Eddies companion Pat Ballard of Tahlequah, OK. Eddie’s brothers and sisters include Harvey Rose and wife Shirley of Peggs, Virgil Rose and wife Betty of Terlton, OK, Jim Rose, Jerry Rose and wife Brenda of Tulsa, Leona Gonzales and husband Edmundo of Oklahoma City, Edna Owens of Tulsa, OK, Geneva Wilson and husband Leon of Peggs, OK, and Kathey Davis and husband Jr. of Norman, OK.Eddie leaves loyal friends Bob Green, and LeRoy and Charleen Tramell. Eddie’s legacy lives on in his 11 grandchildren, Jeramy, Betty, Crystal, Kassandra, Desiree, Glen, Joshua, Fonda, Ashley, Scotty, and Sara. His eleven great grandchildren include Broc, Mae, Laynee, Madison, Alexis, Bladen, Chasedin, Xanzer, Dashoynn, Victoria and Michelle, sister-in-law, Lucille Rose of Vinita, OK, brother-in-law, Buddy Davis of Luther, OK, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends and loved ones.

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 27, 2012
REMEMBERING

Clarence Edward Rose

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Jerry. Brian Linney

August 26, 2016

I thought the world of the man and his music and I still sing his songs to audiences whenever I play. God bless you

Kathey Davis

May 23, 2013

Bubba, your soon going to have Mom there with you. She will soon be back by your side and you guys can have a grand ole time, I miss you and I know Mom missed you so much I think she grieved to death. Bet you already knew that and you both was probably already hand in hand. Tell Daddy and everyone there I love and miss them all, and take care of Mom and you two behave!! Hugs and kisses, your always in my heart ....

Damon Duvall

May 23, 2013

Good man

February 13, 2013

rest in Peace Eddie from day one can say ya always had a smile and the grace of a gazelle You will be missed

Chuck Eastham

December 27, 2012

God bless you,you will def. not be forgotten,my good freind.

Kathey Rose Davis

November 9, 2012

Missing you so much Bubba. Love you! Hey this is Me, is this you ;) I miss our phone calls soooo bad!!

TERRY HALLOCK

November 8, 2012

EDDY ROSE WAS A VERY GOOD FRIEND. I WILL MISS HIM & HIS JOKES GREATLY. HE WAS A HONORABLE MAN & POLICE OFFICER. OKLAHOMA WILL NOT BE THE SAME WITHOUT HIM. I PRAY THAT GOD BLESSES HIS FAMILY WITH PEACE & COMFORT IN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON. I KNOW THAT THE LOSS OF EDDY IS VERY HARD TO TAKE. MY PRAYERS ARE WITH EDDY'S FAMILY. REMEMBER GOD IS WITH YOU & LOVES YOU ALWAYS.

Ellen Workman

November 5, 2012

Eddie will be greatly missed around Westville. My condolences to the family.

april rose-fulton

October 30, 2012

Uncle eddie your a very loving uncle thats going to be miss forever n always. Sometimes this seems like a dream but god needed you.so go be with the family. Give my brothers loving for me. I will always love you with all my heart n soul. N we will meet again. Dad loves you n miss you with all his heart also. We will meet again............

ROSES FOR LIFE

Karolyn Martinez

October 30, 2012

Dear Uncle Ed, you have been a great person my whole life. I love you and miss you with all my heart. I will always hold you close to my heart. Save a place between you and my daddy for me.