First Posted: 10/25/2009
MORGANTON Carl Dean Rose, 61, of Morganton, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He was born in Alleghany County, North Carolina on Oct. 10, 1948, to the late Greek Thomas and Blanche Taylor Rose. He was also preceded in death by a brother Eddie Rose and a sister Donna Myers. He had served in the U. S. Navy on the USS Nautilus and the USS Shark as a navigator. He was a plant manager and Fabric Designer for Litchfield Fabrics, JP Stevens and Viscotec. Surviving are two sons Thomas Lincoln Rose and wife Angela; two grandchildren Thomas Lincoln and Elizabeth Joselyn Rose, of Stuart, Va., Douglas Lee Rose and wife Shannon of King; one sister Linda and husband Dale Williams, of Yadkinville; two aunts Nancy Williams and Alma Sheppard of Winston Salem; five nieces and a nephew. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grandview Memorial Funeral Home in Sparta. The family will hold a private memorial service. Online condolences may be made at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com.