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“My deepest sympathies to Bill's entire family. What a great guy he was. We all got to meet Bill several years while taking a cross country motorcycle...Read More »
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“Kim, Casey and Miki, As you know your Dad was a special man. He enjoyed life and was more fun than the law would allow. I like this quote because...Read More »
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“Kim, Casey and Micki, What do I say....Its just don't seem possible..But my partner of my childhood escapades is gone..Could share so many...Read More »
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“I was so very sad and sorry to hear of your loss.... Billy was such an amazing man !! He was so much fun at the Staples cousins reunions... I...Read More »
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MADISONVILLE, TN - William Lee Rose, 65, of Madisonville, TN, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2012. He was born in Oak Lawn, IL on June 18, 1946. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and was an engineer at General Motors for 30 years. In retirement he enjoyed hiking and fishing, and loved to go out on his ATV, his Harley, and his boat. He was an active member of the Laurel Lakes Community where he enjoyed his work on the board.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Bobby Joe Rose and Etta Murl Rose. He is survived by his son Casey Rose (Monica), and his two daughters, Kimberly Rose Hallstrom (Jason), and Michelle Rose Leong (Dave). He loved his five grandchildren: Skyla, Autumn, Olie, Oriana, and Eli. He will be greatly missed by many other family members and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with visitation from 10:00AM - 12:00. The services will follow immediately at 12:00 noon with the interment at Rose Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at