On September 17, 1958, Leo Rose was listed in the newspaper article “County ASC Election Held at Kershaw.”
On September 18, 1958, Leo Rose was listed in the newspaper article “Community Workers are Named.“
Leo J Rose born and lived in the Blaney section all of his life, a son of the late John Isaiah Rose and Ada Evans Rose.
Leo J Rose, 45, died of a heart attack while bunting Saturday afternoon, October 8, 1960 near Blaney on his farm. He was a member of Masonic Lodge AFM 29 of Camden. He attended Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Survivors included his widow, Mrs. Ann Atkinson Rose; two step children, Mrs. Walter E Jackson of Blaney and Mrs. George H Rabon of Sumter; two brothers, C. H. Rose of Glasgow, Va. and Lindsay Rose of Blaney; five sisters Mrs. Pauline Woody, Mrs. John Davis of West Columbia, Mrs. Stella Brewer and Nina Vaughn Rose Jordan , of Columbia, and Mrs. Finley Branham of Lugoff.
Funeral plans were incomplete.