Joseph Linville “Joe” Rosson (December 7, 1919 – April 1, 1995)
Joe Rosson’s obituary appeared in the April 6, 1995 edition of The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN):
JOSEPH L. ROSSON, 75, of Memphis, retired professor at Cornell University, died of lung disease Saturday at St. Francis Hospital. Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Anabel Taylor Chapel at Cornell University with entombment in Queen of Peace Mausoleum in Ithaca, N.Y. Bangs Funeral Home in Ithaca had charge. He was a commanding officer in the Navy during World War II, received his bachelor of science degree from University of Tennessee and his master’s from Cornell University. Mr. Rosson, the widower of Olive Smith Rosson, leaves a son, Michael Rosson of Brooklyn, N.Y. The family requests that any memorials be sent to the charity of the donor’s choice.