We’ll be pleased to welcome your visit. Rosewood Park was designed to be unlike any cemetery you’ve ever seen; it’s truly a one-of-a-kind place.
We invite you to come in and see for yourself how we’re revolutionizing the way you think about cemeteries and funeral service. We’ll be pleased to welcome you into our inviting offices, and act as your escort as you tour the diverse landscape and memorial properties.
In a nutshell? Experience, professionalism, compassion, and empathy.
We've learned a lot over many years. Like how to present options without being overwhelming. And how to meet the needs of many caring parties. People come to us in difficult times, and we respond kindness, calmness and expertise. Our goal is to create a beautiful occasion and make you feel welcome, always. We spend our days planning with families. We stay up to date with industry developments. And we make hard times a little easier.
Learn the legacy.
Rosewood Park Cemetery was established years ago, and serving families has always been our focus. We take pride in being able to guide people through some of their most difficult days. We take pride in maintaining a setting that allows people to find solace. Celebrating life is our mission. That’s never changed. And with pride, it never will.
Who We Are
Meet our staff. Members of the local community make everything that happens possible.
Together, we make this place amazing.
CPC General Manager
Johnny is an East Texas native growing up in the Kilgore/Longview area. He is a graduate of both Kilgore High School and Kilgore College with a degree in General Business. He also attended the University of Texas at Tyler.
In 1998, Johnny began his career in the funeral industry. Since then, Johnny has continued his education and training by taking various courses of study. In addition to his training, Johnny has served on several preneed funeral advisory boards.
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) has awarded the nationally recognized Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) designation to Johnny.
Additionally, to coincide with Johnny’s role in overseeing Rader’s granite business, he attended Elberton’s Granite Institute. After successful completion, he graduated from their Monument Retailer’s Course. Johnny is a member of the Veteran’s Recognition Foundation.
Johnny’s passion to provide families with peace of mind in their most difficult times is something he takes great pride in. Knowing he can make a difference in the life of each family he serves is rewarding.
Johnny and his wife, Andrea are proud parents of their daughter Hannah. In his spare time, he enjoys being active, spending time with family and friends, and volunteering.
Linda was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, but has called East Texas her home since middle school. She attended Longview High School, graduated from Kilgore College, and holds a B.A. from U.T. Tyler. She has two daughters, Alexandra and Jessica, that graduated from Spring Hill ISD. In the last thirteen years she has been blessed to be called Nana by seven amazing grandchildren that are the loves of her life – Acelyn, Alayna, Daelyn, Zander, Rykelyn, Skyelyn, and Lailyn. Hobbies include adventures with her grands, family, and friends. She enjoys being outdoors and to travel, and is an active member of Pathway Church. Linda has over 30 years’ experience in business, customer service, and sales. She feels honored to be a part of a team of professionals that take great extremes to bring compassion and sensitivity to our community at a time when it is needed the most.
Gravedigger, Grounds & Maintenance Supervisor