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Paul Rose

Paul Rose, age 77, of Mena, Arkansas died Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Hot Springs National Park Medical Center. He was born on Sunday, July 16, 1939 to Guy Lloyd and Grace Eleanor Hathaway Rose in Baker, Arkansas.

Paul was a true man of God with faithfulness to his Lord, family, and others he met on a daily basis; he had a true servant’s heart. He pastored churches, preached revivals, and held camp meetings for over 60 years being a minister in the Assemblies of God Churches. Paul was known as preacher man. His family was his second passion in life; loving them no matter the circumstances they faced and his grandchildren were very special to him. Paul was also a truck driver for 38 years and was awarded a 3 million mile safe driver award. Paul loved going fishing, going to the beach, and spending time with his family and friends. Paul was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, great grandfather, and a friend to many and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Floyd Rose; and one sister, Cora Touchton.

Paul is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Billie Rose of Mena; two sons and daughter, Tim Rose, Sr., of Yocana and Philip Pete Rose and wife, Leilani, of Mena; his daughter, Debbie Hunt and husband, Buck, of Poteau, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren, Misty Bradley and husband, Heath, of Mena, Tim Rose Jr. and wife, Casi, of Mena, Josh Hunt of Huntsville, Alabama, Jessica Hunt of Norman, Oklahoma, Kacie Rose of Mena, Natalie Ledbetter and husband, Jake, of Mena and Austin Rose of Mena; seven great grandchildren, Teagan Rose, Brynten Rose, Lexi Bradley, Trevin Bradley, Hank Rose, Haezleigh Rose and soon-to-be born, Rhett Taylor Ledbetter; one brother, Elmer Rose, of Irving, Texas; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held Monday, June 12, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at the First Assembly of God in Mena with Brother Tim Rose and Brother Ron Tilley officiating. Interment will follow at Concord Cemetery in Mena under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. A visitation will be held Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 6-8 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Board Camp Assembly of God, P.O. Box 1, Board Camp, Arkansas 71932.

Pallbearers will be Josh Hunt, Tim Rose Jr., Heath Bradley, Jake Ledbetter, Tony Craig, Pat Brown, Edd Puckett and Troy Lunsford.

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