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Howard Wilbur Rock, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1914
Death: Oct. 12, 1984

ROCKFIELD- Howard Wilbur Rock Sr, 70, died at 7am Friday in his home here. Mr Rock was a retired Indiana State Highway Department mechanic and also formerly operated a salvage yard in Delphi. Born in Lafayette, he lived in Delphi before moving to Rockfield. He was married in 1952, in Lafayette, to Mary Pirtle who survives. Mr Rock was a member of Lafayette Pentecostal Church. Surviving are six sons from a previous marriage, Wilbur, Herbert, Howard and Donald Rock, all of Lafayette, Robert Rock of Canton, Ohio, James Rock of Delphi, and Cecil Rock of Rockfield. Also four daughters from a previous marriage, Ethel Worth, Shirley Ingle and Martha Jane Shaw all of Lafayette, and Beulah Stewart of Delphi, Ruth Rock of Lafayette, Rosemary Rock of Delphi and Rosalie McTigue of Rockfield, one step son Dave Warren and a step daughter Lola Wertsbaugh both of Lafayette. Surviving are 37 grand children and 17 great grand children. A brother and one sister preceded in death. 
 
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 Parents:
  Herbert Amos Rock (1889 - 1914)
  Edna Ethel Shockey Yates (1894 - 1965)
 
 Spouses:
  Pearl May Kerfoot Rock Young (1917 - 1976)
  Mary L Pirtle Rock (1929 - 2006)*
 
 Children:
  Wilbur Leroy Rock (1934 - 1986)*
  Ethel Isabell Rock Worth (1935 - 2001)*
  Herbert Amos Rock (1937 - 1985)*
  Howard Junior Rock (1939 - ____)*
  James D. Rock (1948 - 2015)*
 
 Sibling:
  Clarence Edward Rock (1912 - 1980)*
  Howard Wilbur Rock (1914 - 1984)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ROCK

Howard W Sr
Mar 26 1914
Oct 12 1984

Mary L
Sept 13 1926
Aug 3 2006

"In Memory Of Loving Parents"
 
Burial:
Morning Heights Cemetery
Delphi
Carroll County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: familyroots♡
Record added: Jun 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20047889
Howard Wilbur Rock, Sr
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Howard Wilbur Rock, Sr
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Howard Wilbur Rock, Sr
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miss you very much grandpa love you your grandson aaron
- aaron ingle
 Added: Jun. 13, 2011
Wish you were here grandpa!
- familyroots♡
 Added: Jun. 23, 2007
 
 
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