Obituary for Richard Henry Rozell
Richard Henry Rozell died the morning of September 29, 2017 in Argyle, where he lived with his daughter. His parents were Barlowe and Lillian (Perkins) Rozell. Several brothers and sisters predeceased him, Shirley and John Jarrosak (w. Rutland, Vt), Janice and Henry Panoushek (Hampton, NY/Kissimmee, Fl), Barlowe and Judy Rozell (Fort Edward), David and Donna Rozell (Berwick, Pa), Ed and Silvia Rozell (Rock Glen, Pa), Charlie and Betty Lou Rozell (Rutland, Vt), Tom, Bob and Shirley Rozell (Granville). Survived by Clarence and Doris Rozell, Fred and Deb Rozell, Betty and Bill Constantine (all of middle Granville) Phillip and Carol Rozell (Vero Beach, Fl). Predeceased by his wife Shirley A. (Owens) Rozell, sons Richard Lee and David Allan Rozell and son-in-law/sidekick John L. Ross. Survived by his son, Michael Todd Rozell, daughter, MarryAnn Ross, grandchildren, Sabrina and Shane Hall (Winter Haven, Fl), J.R. (Bucky) Ross (Glens Falls), Shantel and Keary Mattison (Argyle), Amber and Andrew Graves (Oneonta, Al), great grandchildren are Brandon, Shayleigh, Jaxon, Laila Ross, Samantha, Kayden, Paige Mattison, Kellen and Kason Graves. There are also many, many nieces, nephews, and greats.
Richard worked for Races Oil Co. and was self-employed for many years in Granville, he then moved to Florida in 1978, and worked for S.E.S. Properties and at Cypress Gardens Senior Mobile Home/ RV Park in the management team with his wife. They returned North in 2000, enjoyed the mountains, fall foliage, local lakes, campfires, his country music, old home movies, being around family and reminiscing about the “Good Ol Days”. He adored his grandchildren and great grandchildren and was very close to his children and son-in-law. He was married to Shirley for 60 years, before she passed away. He was loved very much and will be greatly missed. Although he had recently been suffering from several health issues, his passing was sudden and unexpected. We love you Padre, Grampa, Poppy and Papu. 11-30-1929 to 9-29-2017
At the family’s request services will be private at the convenience of the family.
Burial will be held at Mettowee Valley Cemetery, Granville.
Arrangements are in the care of M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 123 Main St., Argyle, NY 12809. To post online condolences and to view Richards’ Book of Memories please visit www.kilmerfuneralhome.com.