Roy Edwin Rosten, 81, of Paragould, Ark., died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark. Born Dec. 31, 1929, in Negaunee, Mich., he was the son of the late John and Ida Rosten. Mr. Rosten worked many years for Climax Mining Company in Colorado. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking and building ships in bottles. He was of the Methodist faith.
He is survived by four sons, Craig Rosten and wife Leta of Paragould, Kevin Rosten and wife Kristi of Colorado Springs, Colo., Keith Rosten and wife Barb of Durango, Colo., and Kurt Rosten and wife Carolee of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one brother, Fred Rosten of Marguette, Mich.; one sister, Lois Rosten; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Rosten was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Misty Rosten, three brothers and a sister.
The family has requested private services and disposition under the direction of Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Ark.