Dr. Jimmie Lee Rose was born in Dexter, Missouri, on February 17, 1943, the son of Carl and Elizabeth Rose. He passed away on June 27, 2011 in Kabul Nursing Home, Cabool, Missouri, at the age of 68.
Jim is survived by his wife, Vera Harris Rose; his two sons, Tim of Springfield, Missouri, and Tod of West Plains, Missouri; a grandson, Satchel; and a granddaughter, Tenera.
Jim attended School of the Ozarks and the University of Arkansas before graduating from the Southern College of Optometry in 1967. After graduation, he joined Dr. Ray Perry in Cabool, Missouri. Dr. Jim Perry later joined Dr. Rose in his practice.
After his retirement, he and Vera were able to travel and enjoy their interests. He also enjoyed working with his son, Tod, in his optometry practice in West Plains, Missouri, and he especially enjoyed golfing with his friends.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, Carl.
He is also survived by his mother, Elizabeth; a sister, Carlene and husband David; a brother, Joe and wife Debbie; sister-in-law Pat and husband Ed; nephews Ashley, Danny, Jeffrey; and many friends.
Visitation was held at Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home in Cabool on Wednesday, June 29, 2011. No additional services are planned at this time.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials to the Friends of the Cabool Library c/o the funeral home or to College of the Ozarks. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.