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1933 James 2014

James Rose

August 4, 1933 — March 15, 2014

James “Jim” Rose died peacefully in his home on Saturday, March 15, 2014.  Jim was born on August 4, 1933 in New York.  After serving as a pilot of inflight refueling tankers in the Korean War, Jim moved to Lubbock, Texas.  His career in the automotive equipment business took him to Houston, and later to Kansas City, Missouri; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Kendall Park, New Jersey.  Jim sold the Bear Automotive Equipment subsidiary he owned and managed, and in 1989, moved to First Colony in Ft. Bend County and retired.  Jim was a model airplane enthusiast and was well known for his expertise in building and flying remote control models. Once settled in First Colony, Jim organized RC Hobby Shop and actively operated his store for fifteen years.He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Sondra (“Bunny”) Wilk Rose, his two sons, Mark Rose and Scotty Rose, his daughter Debra Levy, and many grandchildren and a great-grandchild.  He was predeceased by his daughter, Lisa Federow. He is also survived by his brother David Rose and his wife Rose. Jim was a big man who enjoyed his family, his hobbies and hanging out with his many friends.  He will be missed.A graveside funeral service will take place at 11:30 am on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Emanu El Memorial Park, 8341 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas, 77074 with Rabbi Stuart Federow officiating.In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 304, Chicago, Illinois 60611.
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