Carolyn Sue Rose Pegg Milby, age 77, of Sidney, Ohio passed away at 9:15 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020, at home surrounded by her family.
She was born in Sidney September 11, 1942, a daughter of the late Charles Henry and Beatrice Eleanor (Heintz) Rose. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Roderic Rose.
On October 15, 1988, Carolyn married Robert Milby in Jackson Center, Ohio and he survives along with a daughter, Mika Rivera of Sidney; two step-sons, Stuart Wayne Milby of Louisville, Kentucky and Robert Preston (Michelle) Milby of Huntington, West Virginia; six grandchildren, Jaxon Rickey, Jalyn Rickey, April Milby, Mickayla Milby, Ryan (Olivia) Milby, and Casey Milby; a great grandson, Grayson Wayne Milby; two brothers, Gerald (Nan) Rose of Jackson Center and Charles (Ursula) Rose of Botkins, Ohio and several nieces and a nephew.
Carolyn earned her bachelor’s degree from Findlay University and a master’s degree from the University of Dayton. She was a band director and music teacher with Houston Local Schools from 1968 to 1982. She was also a member of the former O.E.S. Eureka Chapter #136 in Jackson Center.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center.
Pastor Stephen Luzader will officiate the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Jackson Center United Methodist Church in Jackson Center.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the Glen Cemetery in Port Jefferson, Ohio.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center.