Dr. Jimmie Lee Rose was born in Dexter, Mo., on Feb. 17, 1943, the son of Carl and Elizabeth Rose. He passed away on June 27, 2011, in the Kabul Nursing Home in Cabool, Mo., at the age of 68.
Jim is survived by his wife, Vera Harris Rose; his two sons, Tim of Springfield, Mo., and Tod of West Plains, Mo.; 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, Mo. Dr. Jim Perry later joined Jim 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, Mo., and he especially enjoyed golfing with his friends.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, Carl. He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth; a sister, Carlene and her 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 the Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home in Cabool, Mo., on Wednesday, June 29, 2011. No additional services are planned at this time.
The family has requested memorials to the Friends of the Cabool Library, c/o the funeral home.