John Edwin Rose Jr. passed away peacefully with his family by his side Friday August 14, 2020.

He was born November 3, 1937 in Charlotte, NC to the late Dorothy Montgomery Rose and John Edwin Rose Sr. He was preceded in death by his brother, James.

John lived with his wife, Sally; and daughters, Gentry and Sherry in Boone and Valle Crucis, NC for 15 years. He worked at Carolina Caribbean/ The Land of Oz and later owned the book and gift store The Curiosity Shop in downtown Boone.

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