William C. “Bill” Rose

Died: Nov. 3, 2018



     Thursday, November 8, 2018
     7:00 - 9:00 P.M.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.


Funeral Service:

     Friday, November 9, 2018
     11:00 A.M.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.



     Cuba Cemetery
     Cuba, NY


may be made to:

     Cuba VFW Post 2721
     5424 Rte. 305 North
     Cuba, NY 14727

William C. “Bill” Rose
Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather
William C. "Bill" Rose, 78, of 9813 Rte. 446, Cuba, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at home after a lengthy illness.

Born on June 20, 1940, in Olean, he was a son of Charles W. and Ruth Rutledge Rose. On April 20, 1963, in the First Baptist Church of Cuba, he married the former Particia A. Hunt who survives.

Bill attended schools in Olean until 8th grade and then graduated Cuba Central School.

He was a member of the Local IBEW 601 Electricians Union in Jamestown. He had worked for Kel-Kur Electric Prior to his retirement.

Bill was a social member of the Cuba VFW Post 2721, the Cuba Fire Department and a former member of the Cuba Friendship Masonic Lodge #306 F&AM, the Shawn M. Clemens Memorial AmVets Post 1 of Cuba, and the Cuba American Legion Post 655.

He was active in the boy scouts and cub scouts, was a fomer little league coach, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping.

He is survived by his wife Pat of Cuba; two sons, Raymond (Lisa) Rose of Maryland and William C. Rose II of Cherry Creek; two daughters, Trisha (Darwin) Carlson of Weston Mills and Dawn (Gary Seifert) Rose of Cuba; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a brother, Jim (Mai) Rose of Cuba; two sisters, Joanne Guild and Jeanne Smith both of Cuba; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter Patti Lynn Rose; and a sister June Gaeta.

Friends will be received at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., 9 Bull Street, Cuba, on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 7-9 P.M. where funeral services will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. The Rev. David Lawton, will officiate.

Burial will be in Cuba Cemetery, Cuba, New York.

Memorials may be made to the Cuba VFW Post 2721, 5424 Rte. 305 North, Cuba, NY 14727

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