James Henry Rose, 69, of Argyle, Texas passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 at Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home in Bonham, Texas. An interment will be held with family at a later date at the Marquette Cemetery, in Marquette, Kan.
James was born March 16, 1950 in Purcell, Okla., the son of Henry Rose and Juanita Parker Rose. At the young age of 18, James joined the United States Army and served his country during the Vietnam War Era for over two and a half years. He married Barbara Ann Swisher Nov. 9, 1974 in McPherson, Kan. Together they raised two sons, Jason and Cameron.
James began working for MAPCO/Enterprise/Williams in 1974 and continued in their service until his retirement in 2011. James enjoyed the outdoors and would often take his boys fishing. He was an avid sports fan, enjoying many different arrays of sports. He spent many hours coaching baseball and umpiring for the Marquette youth programs. Above all, James was a loving father, grandfather, and husband. He will be greatly missed.
James is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Larry Rose; and nephew, Brendon Sneath.
James is survived by his wife of 44 years, Barbara Rose of Argyle, Texas; sons, Jason Rose of Argyle, Texas and Cameron Rose and wife Barbara of Owasso, Okla.; brother, Mike Rose of Ada, Okla.; sisters, Connie Andrews of Washington, Okla. and Susie Jeeter of Columbia, Tenn.; grandchildren, Ethan Rose, Landon Rose, Parker Rose, and Nathaniel Rose; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Any memorials can be given to the Marquette American Legion, PO Box 115, Marquette, Kan. 67464.
Online guest register at www.wisefuneralhome.com