Billy Marcell Rose
September 20, 2013, 10:35 am by Staff Reports
Billy Marcell Rose, born Nov. 13, 1933, passed away on Sept. 18, 2013 at the age of 79.
He was predeceased by his parents John Riley and Mary Elizabeth Rose, his brothers: John Allen "Jay”, Dalton Hershel "Cue”, Ernest Edwin "Horsefly” and Donald Ray "Dunk” Rose; his sisters: Gladys "Sis” Kenner, Ruby Faye Warren, and Christine "Wasp Nest” Purvis.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Dorothy Melson Rose, his daughter, Debra Rose Bradley and husband, David, of San Antonio, his son, Greg Rose, and wife, Robin, of Spicewood, his grandson, Matthew Ingram, and wife, Carrie, and three great grandchildren, Chance Carter, Ethan Riley and Maisie Rose Ingram of Charleston; brother, Robert Gene "Bob” Rose; sisters, Inez "Slim” Turner, Irene "Fats” Winslett, Nina "Do” DePoyster, and Mary Nell "Hoot” Young, plus, countless nieces, nephews and friends.
He was a great lover of country music, sports, retail grocery, a proud member of Masonic Lodge No. 175 and a member of the First Baptist Church in Burnet.
Family visitation will be held on Friday, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 20 at Clements- Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. On Monday, at 11 a.m. Sept. 23 a Graveside Service will be officiated by the pastor of the Charleston Methodist Church, Brother Gary Reagan, in Charleston.
The family would like to thank the Seton Highland Lakes Hospice for their support.
Arrangements were made by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. Condolences may be made at www.clementswilcoxburnet.com
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