Wesley Newton Rose


Mr. Wesley Newton Rose, 76, husband of Joyce Sparks Rose, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019.
He was born in Estill County on March 4, 1943 to the late Elmo and Vina Tuttle Rose. Mr. Rose was a graduate of Estill County High school and went on to attend the University of Kentucky. He was a retired employee of Phillips Lighting and enjoyed driving a mail truck for Spires Mail Transport for several years. Mr. Rose served as a director for the Estill County Farm Bureau Board and enjoyed farming as well as spending time with his family. He was a 40 year member of the Irvine Lodge #137, F. & A. M., and was a member of the Leavel Green Christian Church.
Survivors in addition to his wife include: two daughters, Tammy Rogers (Doug), of Versailles, and Jill Canter, of Richmond; one step-daughter, Carla Day, of Lancaster; two step-sons, Wayne Day (Tami), and Ronnie Sparks (Peggy), both of Paint Lick; one brother, Jerry Rose (Jessie) of Waco; one sister, Norma Stacy (E. B.) of Waco; three grandchildren, Adam Rogers (Arynn), Alyssa Rogers, and Ashley Simpson (Graham); four step-grandchildren, J. T. Henderson, Madison Day, Morgan Day, and Josh Sparks; as well as a host of other extended family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Cody Canter.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Saturday, August 10, 2019, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, with Bro. Harvey Spry officiating. Burial will follow in the Manse Cemetery at Paint Lick.
Visitation will be from 5-8PM Friday, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be: Doug Rogers, Graham Simpson, Philip Riley, Shane Sparks, Adam Rogers, J. T. Henderson, Josh Sparks, Tanner Stacy, and Sam Stacy.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Ashley Simpson, Alyssa Rogers, Madison Day, Morgan Day, Arynn Rogers and AnnMarie Stacy.
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Published on August 7, 2019
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