Robert P. Rose (2018-09-20 14:31:58)

Robert P. Rose, age 64, of Limestone, Tennessee passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at Johnson City Medical Center.

Robert (Bob) was a member of the First Assembly of God church in Erwin, TN. He spent his growing up years in Bristol TN and had many friends that remember him fondly. He lived several years in the Boone area and worked for Vance’s Recapping before leaving Boone in 1996. He gave his life to the Lord in March of 2001 in O’Brien, FL and has been a great testimony for the Lord ever since. He was a very loving husband, father, grandfather and friend and will be greatly missed.

Robert is survived by his wife, Barbara A. Rose of the home; three daughters, Rebecca "Becky" Lear and husband John of Sidney, Ohio, Bobbie Rose and husband Steve of Bristol, Virginia, and Leslie Biggers and husband Scott of Johnson City, Tennessee; two step-daughters, Tiffany Cregger of Bluefield, Virginia and Kimberly Jabrocki of Ludington, Michigan; one step-son, William Blanchard of Ionia, Michigan; one brother, William Michael "Mike" Rose and wife Karen of Bristol, Tennessee, and one sister, Virginia Irene Murry of Texas. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, William Perry Rose and Margaret Elizabeth Cordell Rose, and one step-son, Gerald Miles Blanchard, Jr.

Funeral services for Mr. Robert P. Rose will be conducted Saturday morning, September 22, 2018, at 11:00 o'clock, at Central Assembly of God in Boone. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 10:00 until 11:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Charles Bristle and Reverend Chuck Bristle. Burial will follow in the White Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday morning, from 10:00 until 11:00 o'clock, at the church, prior to the service.

Online condolences may be sent to the Rose family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.