Mr. Edgar Thomas Rose, 91, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, January 14, 2022, at Hillcrest Convalescent Center in Durham, NC.
Edgar was born December 10, 1930 in Durham, NC to the late Henry and Minnie Rose. He attended school in Durham graduating from Durham High School class of 1949. He was a veteran in the U.S. Army with a tank company in Germany during the Korean War. He was a U.S. Letter Carrier for 30 years before retiring from the U.S. Postal Service. Edgar served as an Awana leader, camp counselor and had a servant’s heart by helping park cars for many years at the old Gospel Center. He had been residing at Pittsboro Christian Village since 2016 and loved the years he spent there. He had a love of baseball and putting together puzzles.
He was a loving and devoted husband, a wonderful father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
Edgar was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Jean, of 67 years.
Edgar is survived by his sons, Mike Rose (Vivian), Philip Rose (Donna); his daughters, Diona Overton (Steve), Joy Wilson (Tim); 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Hudson Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Hudson Funeral Home Chapel with John Gordon officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park. For those unable to attend, viewing and signing of the registry book will be available until 5:00 p.m., today, Tuesday, January 18 and starting at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 19.
Memorial contributions can be made to Pittsboro Christian Village, 1825 East Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312. Online condolences can be made at www.hudsonfuneralhome.com. The family is under the care of Hudson Funeral Home.