Bass player Mark Rose, of Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, passed away on October 29 in Louisiana, at the age of 58. The Lexington, Kentucky, native was a longtime Virginia resident and had played old-time music and other styles in many bands. He was a member of Jim Lloyd and the Skyliners, and the Hytone Hepcats. He had also played over the years with the Konnarock Critters, Nick and Chester McMillian, and the Courthouse Ramblers. He was an instructor in the Junior Appalachian Musician (JAM) program. Mark is survived by his wife Lenora Rose.