Mr. Charles E. Rose age 79 of Salem died Wednesday, May 20 at Meadow View Health Care and Rehab.

Mr. Rose was born April 27, 1936 in Breathitt County, Kentucky the son of William D. and Sarah Carol Noble Rose.  He was retired after 43 years from Ford Motor Company.  He was a member of Canton Christian Church and a former member of the National Guard.

He is survived by his wife:  Barbara Skelton Rose.  They were married July 8, 1961.  He is also survived by his son:  Kevin Rose (Megan) of Salem, his daughter:  Lisa Bush (Benie) of Salem, brother:  Joe Rose (Sonya) of Port Glenton, Ohio, sister:  Mary Lou Hobson of Pekin, 4 grandsons and 3 step-grandsons.  He was preceded in death by his parents and twin brothers:  Leon and Lavon Rose.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:00PM at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will beFriday from 4-8PM and Saturday from 9AM-time of service.