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Roosevelt Cecil "Rosie" Holstein, age 82, of Eccles, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 5, 2017 following a short illness.
Born on October 15, 1935 at Kayford, WV, he was the son of the late Dayton and Chartie Stanley Holstein.
Mr. Holstein was one of eighteen children, and in addition to his parents, was preceded in death by ten siblings.
Left behind to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 55 years, Dottie Williams Holstein; his two sons, Cecil and wife, Laura, of Eccles, and Phillip of Eccles; daughter, Rosetta and husband, Ricky Scarbro, of Clear Creek; four grandchildren, Cecil Scott and wife, Courtney, of Sophia, Robin and husband, Blake, of Clear Creek, Eula of Eccles, and John of Eccles; a great granddaughter, Autumn, of Clear Creek; sisters and brothers, Betty of Bradley, Paul of North Carolina, Billie of
Sundial, Shelva of Maple Fork, Iona of Shady Spring, Kenneth of Bradley and John of Beckley.
"Rosie" was a retired coal miner who loved hunting, camping, racing and spending time with family. He attended Harper Freedom Church of Harper, WV. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Funeral services to Celebrate the Life of Roosevelt "Rosie" Holstein on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at 1 PM at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley with Pastor Billy Waddell and Pastor Wayne Browning officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, WV. Friends may visit with the family from 11 AM until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.
Private online condolences, floral tributes and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.
Published on November 7, 2017
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