Arthur "Duke" T. Rose, 80, of Washington, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Evansville.
Arthur was born May 22, 1939, in Washington, and raised by Martha (Raney) and Thomas Wilson. He graduated from Washington Catholic High School in 1957. He was in the Indiana National Guard. Arthur worked at McCord Corporation and retired from Superior Steel Ball. He was an avid Cubs fan and Chicago Bears fan. He also loved to go fishing at Marblehead in Ohio.
He is survived by his wife, Connie (Harger) Rose of Washington; daughters Angela K. Martin and her husband Phillip of Greenwood, Penny Sue Rose and Alice E. Rose, both of Washington; and grandchildren Alexandra (Alexander) Csiernik of McCordsville, Michael Rose and Madeline Rose, both of Washington.
He is preceded in death by his mother and stepfather.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel, with Father Juan Ramirez officiating. Burial will follow at St. Johns Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel.
Condolences may be made to the family online at All arrangements were entrusted to Ed Lee Mortuary.
Published on December 12, 2019


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Garry and Jane Shelton
Dec 14, 2019
Our condolences to you Mike and your family
Linda boyd
Dec 13, 2019
I would like to express my deepest sympathy and condolences to the family of "DUKE" ROSE . Never got to lnow him personally but can rest assured he was a great man from stories i gave heard from his wonderful daughter ALICE who happens to be a good friend of mine and think the world of her. May god bless each and everyone in the
Family. My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow and grieve.