Charles E Rose, or ‘Shorty’ to his family, passed away on May 13, 2016 at the age of 74. He was the loving son of the late Anna Marie Rose. He was a beloved father to Sandra and Steven and dear brother of Gerald, Ray, Leroy, Gary, Rosalie, and Sue and the late Bob, Larry, and Carol. He is also survived by countless nieces and nephews. Charles was veteran of the Army and worked at General Motors for many years before his retirement. He enjoyed spending time with family and was an avid horse racing fan. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 2pm until 8pm with a brief service at 7 pm at MANNS-FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 17000 Middlebelt, Livonia, 48154. Please share a memory with the family.