STEPHENVILLE — A. P. Rosser, 73, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at the Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel with Gary Williams officiating. Interment will follow at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Erath County. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at the Stephenville Funeral Home.

A.P. was born on Dec. 25, 1934, in Deming, N.M. to the late Arthur Perry and Cecyl Keeter Rosser. He married Carole Rowan on June 3, 1957, in Idabell, Okla. He has resided in Stephenville since 1968, and was a Rancher.

He was preceded in death by a son, Arthur Larry Rosser; and three brothers.

Survivors include his wife, Carole of Stephenville; son, A.P. Rosser, Jr. of Stephenville; three grandchildren, Amy Jo Bays, Brenda Jo Frazier, and Bo Rosser; and two great-grandchildren, Memphis Allen Bays, and Jaxson Morrow Bays.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105.

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Published Nov. 6, 2008

Stephenville Empire-Tribune