|Date Of Birth:||January 9, 1917|
|Date Of Death:||September 12, 2010|
|Service Date:||11:00 am Friday, St. Marks United Methodist Church|
Timothy Winton Rose Sr., 93, passed to his eternal home on 9/12/2010. Born 1/9/1917 near Jackson, MI, he was the elder of two sons of Bert Lester Rose and Minnie Alice (Baylor) Rose. He graduated with honors from Monticello (IN) High School as president of the class of 1935, and earned a B.S. in Trade & Industrial Education from Purdue University.
Timothy enlisted in the Navy during WWII as an Apprentice Seaman, and was honorably discharged four years later as a Lieutenant, Aviation Specialist. First employed as an industrial education instructor before the War, he returned to the faculty and administration of the Crawfordsville, IN public schools, then the Gary, IN public schools, and then the Bloomington, IN metropolitan schools. In Sept, 1958 he was recruited by Indiana University as Chief Inspector and Project Manager over all new buildings on the IU campuses, a position he held for 26 years until his retirement in October, 1984.
Timothy was preceded in his journey to Heaven by his mother, father, and younger brother, Floyd Melton Rose, Sr., and then by his loving wife of 65 wonderful years, Dolores Marie (Herrin) Rose in 2005. He is survived by his son, Tim W. Rose, Jr. of Miami, FL, daughter and son-in-law, Susan Elaine (Rose) Lehr and Corey A. Lehr of Cincinnati, OH, grandchildren Aaron Joseph Lehr of Chicago, IL, and Amanda Rose Lehr of Cincinnati, OH, and long standing companion and brother Mason, John (and Judy) Pritchett of Bloomington, IN.
A long time servant of the Methodist church and a founding member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Bloomington, Timothy’s funeral service will be at St. Mark’s on Friday, Sept 17 at 11:00 am. Visitation is at Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington on Thursday, 9/16/10, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.