James “Jim” David Rose was born on March 31, 1940, in Shawnee and departed this life on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at his home in Meeker at the age of 77.

James “Jim” David Rose was born on March 31, 1940, in Shawnee and departed this life on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at his home in Meeker at the age of 77.

Jim, the son of James Herbert and Emma Louise (Hopkins) Rose, was a life-long resident of Meeker. Jim married Ella Ruth Grove on Dec. 12, 1963.

Jim’s parents; sister, Judith Wilson; sister-in-law, Helen Marie Rose; brother-in-law, Michael Lee Kline preceded him in death.

Jim is survived by his wife, Ella Ruth Rose; sons, David Wendell Coffey and husband, Forrest Billingsley, of Guthrie and Wesley Paul Coffey, of Meeker; daughter, Susan Janelle (Rose) Steele and husband, Shannon, of Tulsa; brother, Larry Eugene Rose, of Shawnee; grandchildren, Stephanie Rose Steele, of Norman and Sarah Nicole (Steele) Martin and husband Ryan; great grandchildren, Canaan James Martin and Elaina Rose Martin of Edmond; sister-in-law, Carolann Kline and many other family and friends.

The Rose family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Prague.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, at Parks Brothers Funeral Chapel in Prague with Jeff Bruton officiating. Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Meeker.

Services are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Prague.