John L. Rose Jr.

Published 9:13 am Tuesday, November 10, 2015

WALTERS, VA – John Leonard “J.L.” Rose, Jr., 75, passed away November 8, 2015 at Sentara Obici Hospital. J.L. was predeceased by his parents, Leonard and Frances Rose.

He was a member of Mt. Carmel Christian Church and owner of J.L. Rose Hog Market in Courtland. J.L. had been in the pork industry for over fifty years. He had served in the Virginia National Guard and on the board of directors of Farmers Bank.

John L. Rose Jr.

John L. Rose Jr.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Rose; and his son, Michael D. Rose and his wife Mae of Murfreesboro, NC

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, VA with Rev. Curtis Faison officiating. The burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Christian Church Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Walters Ruritan Building.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and suggests memorial donations be made to a favorite charity.

The family would like to thank the staffs at Sentara Obici Hospital and Sentara Hospice.