William Paul Rosskamp, Jr.

Born: Fri., Mar. 5, 1943
Died: Fri., Feb. 11, 2011


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 13, 2011
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 13, 2011
Location: - Not available -


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Mon., Feb. 14, 2011


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            William Paul Rosskamp, Jr., 67, of Water Station Run Road, Lonaconing, died Friday, February 11, 2011, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland  with his wife and children by his side. 
 
            Bill was born March 5, 1943, to proud parents William Paul and Elsie E.   (Newell)  in Connellsville, PA.
 
            Bill graduated from Fort Ashby High in 1961 and attended Potomac State College. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked in the family bait business, but he was most known for his career at Sears – especially in the hardware department.
 
            Bill married Mary Margaret “Margie” Miller on December 18, 1971, and moved to Lonaconing.
 
            He was an avid race fan. He also enjoyed fishing and watching his favorite basketball teams – the University of Maryland Terrapins and the Allegany College Trojans. His most cherished time, though, was spent with his wife, children, and his dog, Buddy.
 
            He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Margie; daughter, Misty, Huntsville, AL; son, Travis, Nashville, TN; sister, Patricia Oster, Springfield; brother, James, Martinsburg; sister-in-law, Linda Rosskamp, Rawlings; two nephews, Davey Shriver (Bridgette and family), Fort Ashby; Rick Rosskamp (Tara and family), Short Gap; five nieces, Judy Shriver (son, Michael), Wiley Ford; Melody Litten (Joe and family), Winchester; Penny Crouse (Greg and family), Leesburg; Laurian Lucas (and family); Katrina Rosskamp (and family), Rawlings; numerous cousins; sisters-in-law, Theresa Hutcheson (Bob), Huntsville, AL; Lois Tow (Ron), Brainerd, MN; Dorothy Miller, Farwell, MI; Marilyn Miller, Farwell, MI; brothers-in-law, Glen Miller (Martha), Fayetteville, TN; Lawrence Miller (Dorothy), Aliquippa, PA; John “Jack” Miller (Juanita), Barton; Arlen Miller (Virginia), Frostburg; Curlee Miller (Debbie), Cumberland; together with all of their families, but he was Uncle Bill to many more.
 
            Bill was preceded in death by his parents, as well as his youngest brother, George; brother-in-law, Norman Oster; mother and father-in-law, Lawrence and Marabel Miller; brothers-in-law, William Miller and James Miller.
 
            He was a member of the Frostburg congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
 
            Bill was a kind and loving husband, father, and friend. He always treated people with kindness and respect. His quick wit and unique way with words made a lasting impression on our lives. He was a shining example of what a man should be. He will be tremendously missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing him.
 
            Family and Friends will be received at the Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, Lonaconing (www.eichhornmckenzie.com) on Sunday, February 13, 2011 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM with speaker Mr. Douglas Robertson officiating. Entombment will be held at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, LaVale.

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Bob & Peggy Hutcheson
   Posted Sat February 12, 2011
Margie & Family
So sorry for your loss..Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers..Bill was a great friend to many and will be missed terribly.Im sure there are many happy memories to help you get thru this sad time.

Kirby & Alice Crosley
   Posted Sat February 12, 2011
Dear Margie,

There isn't to much anyone can say right now that will help ease your pain.
We just wanted to let you know that you & your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

What a wonderful day when we will be able to welcome back all those we have lost in death and Rev. 21: 3,4 will be fulfilled.

Our heart goes out to you knowing its not even been a year since we lost Jim and now you have lost Bill. May Jehovah be with you in the days and weeks to come and lean on him when you don't think you can put one foot in front of the other, he will be there for you no matter what time of the day or night you call on him "He Is There" for you.

With Much Love & Sympathy,

Kirby & Alice Crosley

Jim & Marti Gattone
   Posted Sun February 13, 2011
Margie and family;
We are so sorry and very sad to hear about Bill's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers and know you are loved by many. Our prayer for you is in Numbers 6:24-26 which says "May Jehovah bless you and keep you. May Jehovah make his face shine toward you, and may he favor you. May Jehovah lift up his face toward you and assign peace to you." Never let go of Jeohvah's right hand so you can welcome Bill back in the new system. We love you.

Sally Atkinson
   Posted Sun February 13, 2011
Margie

Sorry for the sad loss of your husband, Bill. I think of you often. May your faith and loved ones comfort you in this difficult time.

Love
Sally Atkinson

Nick Spano
   Posted Sun February 13, 2011
I worked with Bill at Sears in the late 70's. He was always friendly and helpful. I knew his dad from being in the Train club in Ridgeley. I saw him many times throughout the years and he was always kind and friendly as well as humorous. I will miss him very much and my heart goes out to all his family and friends. I hope you all carry on his goodwill and spirit.

Sandy and Jody Campbell and family
   Posted Sun February 13, 2011
Misty and family, we were so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Please know that if you need anything let us know. We know how much Quinn loved and respected your father and he is grateful for the time they spent together. You have our deepest sympathy, The Campbell Family

Nick & Bonnie Spano
   Posted Sun February 13, 2011
We were so sorry to here about your loss. I knew him from Sears town when I worked there, and also knew his father from the train club. My wife work for Sears now and got to meet and enjoy Bill friendship. Our hearts go out to all of yous and we will be praying for all of yous.

With all of our Sympathy,

Nick & Bonnie Spano

Bertha Brown
   Posted Mon February 14, 2011
Jim, so sorry for your loss. We know how much your brother meant to you and how much you wanted to be there. So sorry that you have been so sick and could not make it. We love you Jim and give you our sincere condolences. You know that we are here for you. Your friends Donald and Bertha.

angel miller
   Posted Mon February 14, 2011
oh my goodness I just heard. That is so sad when I used to work at Sears he taught me so much and was a great friend to me! He will be sadly missed!!! Margie I am truly sorry for your loss!

-angel

Glenda Pulcifer
   Posted Thu February 17, 2011
Margie and family,
You are all in our hearts and prayers.
Love, Glenda

Trina Miller
   Posted Thu February 17, 2011
To Margie and family: We sent our condolences at this time. We are saddened by the loss of Bill. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to get to know him and look forward to seeing him in paradise.

Precious Abbey
   Posted Thu February 17, 2011
Aunt Margie, Misty, and Travis,
I and the kids are home now, but continue to think of you and your loss. Wishing you all had not had to endure this pain. Just remember that Jehovah is a God of comfort and knows your pain. So give all your pain to Him and He will help sustain and comfort you. You will continue to be in our prayers. All our love, Troy, Precious, Alaina, and Andrew

Shirley(Tow)Reinert and Family
   Posted Thu February 17, 2011
Dear Margie, Misty and Travis,
We are so deeply saddened by the news of Bill (Dad). He was a fabulous person and will be missed very deeply, but his memories will forever be remembered . You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
With deep sympathy and love,
Shirley, Rick and kids

Denise Hayes (Miller)
   Posted Sun February 27, 2011
Mom called and told me, I am so sorry. I have been thinking of you and your family and know that your faith in Jehovah will sustain you as it has so many over the years. We will miss Uncle Bill.

Love Denise, Matt, Shalena, Denver, Vincent, and James

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