James Joseph LaRose


James Joseph LaRose


James Joseph LaRose passed away Monday August 12, 2019 at Brandon Court Nursing Home at the age of 98. He was born on July 28, 1921 to the late Joseph LaRose and Rose White. He was a member of Brandon Baptist Church. He was retired from B&W and was a Veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Air Force. 


Graveside service will be 2 PM Saturday August 17, 2019 at Greenwood Cemetery in West Point, MS with Dr. Clarence Cooper officiating. 


He is survived by his 2 sons, Gary Watkins LaRose (Mynon) of Brandon, James Robert LaRose (Pat) of Charlotte, NC; 2 grandchildren, James Brian LaRose(Gwen), Julie Ranon Hopson; 3 great grandchildren, Chloe Love LaRose, Lawson Carter LaRose, Addison Grace LaRose.


He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Laura Elizabeth Watkins LaRose (Libby), and a Grandson Gary Watkins LaRose Jr.,

Memorials may be made to Brandon Baptist Church Children’s Building Fund 100 Brandon Baptist Drive, Brandon, MS 39042.