Mr. Rosa was a member of Reidland United Methodist Church. He was a retired Human Resources Manager for Hexcel Corp of Seguin, Texas and he also worked at National Carbide in Calvert City and Proform in Paducah. He was the Past Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge in Keokuk, Iowa. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Rosa is survived by his sons, Rick Rosa and wife Devona of Calvert City and Mike Rosa of Reidland; daughter-in-law, Chris Rosa of Reidland; four grandchildren, Jared Rosa and wife Maria, Lauren Bazzell and husband Micah, Chad Rosa and wife Dianna and Eric Rosa and seven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan E. (Adams) Rosa. His parents were William Henry and Louise Henrietta (Mensendick) Rosa.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 28 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. Rev. David Garrett officiating. Burial followed in the Marshall County Memory Gardens.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Reidland United Methodist Church, 5515 Reidland Rd., Paducah, KY 42003 or to the American Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Dr., Paducah, KY 42003.
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