Rose, Lewis , III
Birth: Tuesday, January 10, 1928
Residence: Lusby, Maryland
Death: Monday, March 25, 2019 at the age of 91
Laid to Rest: in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
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Lewis "Opa" Rose, III, 91, of Lusby, MD passed away on March 25, 2019 at his residence. Born January 10, 1928 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Lewis Rose, Jr. and Marie Rose.
Lewis enlisted in the U.S. Army on May 25, 1955 and served twenty seven years, retiring as Master Sergeant on December 31, 1982. During his service he received numerous medals and honors to include Safe Driver Badge, National Defense Service Medal 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Occupational Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Expert Badge with Rifle Bar, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Army Commendation Medal, Eight Good Conduct Medals, WWII Victory Medal and Meritorious Service Medal. Lewis married his wife Pauline Elfreda Rose on June 27, 1959. He was a member of American Legion Post 274.
Lewis is survived by his children, Gary Rose (Diane), and Mark Rose (Jane); daughter-in-law, Virginia Bauer; grandchildren, Mark Bauer (Karen), Edgar Bauer (Susan), Virginia Pontzer (Andrew), Edith Hoover (Thomas) and Chris Bauer (Linda); great-grandchildren, Samantha, Joseph, Eddie, John Paul, Andrew, Aubrey, Bryson and Faustina; and great-great grandchild, Noah. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline E. Rose on June 1, 2010 and his son, Edmund Bauer. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.