Albert Edward “Sonny” Rose age 88 of Wilmington died Sunday, December 27, 2020.
Sonny was born on June 9, 1932 in Rocky Mount, NC.
Sonny was a member of Grace Baptist Church and was a proud veteran of the US Navy. He owned and operated Coastal Well Drilling for many years until his retirement. Sonny was proud to be a member of MENSA Society for many years.
Remembered is Sonny’s wife, Betty Coghill Rose who passed away October 26, 2020; his parents, John Albert Rose and Lula Rooks Rose; brother John Robert Rose and sister, Carolyn Rose Oliver Freeman.
Sonny is survived by his children from his first marriage, Larry, Sonny, and Karen; brother, Larry W. Rose and wife Diane; sister in-law Karen Rose along with many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 2 pm Monday, January 4, 2021 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel led by Rev. J. D. Herchenhahn. Burial will be in Oleander Memorial Gardens.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099