Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Gorman Edward Rose Sr.

Born: 5/3/1931

Died: 5/16/2004

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Gorman Edward Rose Sr., 73, passed away May 16, 2004, at Kaiser Medical Center in Vallejo, California. He was born May 3, 1931, in Ryan, Oklahoma, to Hubert and Tommie Rose.

Gorman was a truck driver for 20 years and also was self-employed mowing weeds for the state as well as private individuals. He met Chief Gregory Pyle and his wife, Pat, in October 2000 when they came to visit in Sacramento, California. Gorman and his mom talked to Chief Pyle for quite a while and Gorman was very proud to have had that opportunity.

He was preceded in death by his children, Gorman Rose Jr., Linda and Laura Rose; his parents, and a brother, Russell Rose.

Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Rose of Fairfield, California; grandsons, Shawn Rose, Casey Rose and Randy White; great-granddaughter, Cassandra Rico; sister, Kathryn Wilson of Fillmore.