Rose Joy Bachman
age 91, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2023 surrounded by her family, just before noon, which is when she was known for cooking or sharing delicious meals for her family.
Rose was born on April 2, 1931 in Metropolis, Illinois. When she was just ten years old, she moved into The Carmi Baptist Children's Home, where she lived until she was 14. She then went to stay with Doctor and Mrs. Harold of Carmi, IL until she graduated high school in 1949. One year after graduation she married the love of her life, Thomas Bachman. Over the years she made friends with many in the communities that she was a part of, including Carmi, IL, East Canton, OH and Okeechobee, FL. After many moves, she and Tom settled in East Canton, where she was co-owner and founder of Mid-East Truck and Tractor Service. She will be remembered for her laugh and courage to speak her mind. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Barb Coy; her son-in-law, Joseph Norman; three brothers and one sister.
She is survived by her loving husband of 72 years, Thomas Bachman; her sister, Bertha Leedom; her children, Steve (Sandi) Bachman, Sue Norman, John (Rhonda) Bachman; son-in-law, Tim Coy; twelve grandkids, and nineteen great grandchildren. A graveside service will be at 2:00pm in Big Prairie Cemetery in Carmi, Il. on Friday January 13, 2023. The Sanders Funeral Home in East Canton is entrusted with services. Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at www.sandersfuneralhomes.com.