John Fred Rosenbrook, III, age 92, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away July 29, 2013. Our dear Uncle John was bom in Atlanta, GA on December 21, 1920. He lived his entire life in the Atlanta/Dunwoody area. John served during World War II in the Army Air Corp in the PacificTheater. After discharge, he spent his career at the Georgia Dept. of Transportation as a Materials Analyst. He is preceded in death by his parents, John F. Rosenbrook, Jr. and Pauline Justus Rosenbrook; his wife of 61 years, Dorothy Carroll Rosenbrook; and sisters, Kathryn R. Howard and Mary R. Wrigley; nephew, Robert S. Wrigley, Jr. He is survived by nieces and nephews, Deborah & Larry Glover, Jerry & Denise Howard, Tom & Cindy Wrigley, Polly & Danny Davis, Alex & Gina Wrigley; and long time friend, Jim Gaskill. Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Wages & Sons Funeral Home in Lawrenceville with Pastor Daniel Berg officiating. Interment will follow at Arlington Memorial Cemetery in Sandy Springs. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in memory of John, to the USO of Georgia, P.O. Box 20963, Atlanta, GA 30320. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service from 1:00-2:00 pm at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. MR.ROSENBROOK WAS ONE OF THOSE TYPE OF PEOPLE YOU NEVER FORGET. HE WAS ONE OF MY ORIGINAL SUPERVISORS AT THE DOT LABORATORY ON THE GEORGIA TECH CAMPUS. HE AND OTHERS TOOK A CHANCE ON ME WHEN I WAS VERY YOUNG AND “DID NOT HAVE A CLUE.” I WILL NEVER FORGET HIS EVER PRESENT SMILE AND HOW HE TREATED EACH OF HIS EMPLOYEES AS HIS FRIEND. HE CERTAINLY WILL BE MISSED AND I WILL NEVER FORGET HIM! GOD BLESS YOU DURING YOUR TIME OF SORROW.

  2. Mr. Rosenbrook seemed to never meet a stranger and would always meet you with a smile. He was very helpful to me going through the training program in his department at the DOT lab. I will always cherish his friendship. May God be with the family during this time.

  3. To the family of John Fred Rosenbrook III,
    I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that God is “near to those that are broken at heart; and those who are crushed in spirit he saves.” Psalm 34;18 With sympathy,

  4. I worked with Mr. Rosenbrook at the Georgia Dept. of Transportation Lab. He was a very nice man and I have nice memories ot things he has done for me over the years and acts of kindness he has shown toward me. I will miss him.

  5. I have fond memories of working for Mr. Rosenbrook at the lab on Georgia Tech campus. He always had a smile and spoke with kindness. I will never forget him.

  6. May your days now be full of sunshine and grace
    We will miss you uncle John and will always Love you

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