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LCDR Rock Edward Blais

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LCDR Rock Edward Blais

  • Birth 17 Jun 1961 Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 30 Aug 2001 Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 19019823

Lieutenant Commander Rock Edward Blais, of Virginia Beach, a US Navy SEAL and member of the United States Special Operations Command Parachute Team died on Thursday, August 30th, 2001 from complications after being injured while parachuting into Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, where he was stationed. LCDR Blais was a Naval Officer and SEAL for over 13 years. A few highlights of his numerous military accomplishments include over 1000 parachute jumps, three Navy Commendation Medals, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, and a Navy Achievement Medal. Lieutenant Commander Blais' passing was preceded by the death of his mother, Florence and the recent death of his infant daughter, Aubrey. Survivors include his wife, Hollie; his son and daughter, Scott and Kathryn of New York; his father, Master Chief Thomas Blais (US Navy Seal-Ret.) and sisters, Maria Goodman and Eva Anderson, all of Virginia. Memorial services will be held at the Little Creek Amphibious Base Chapel, Norfolk, Virginia at 10:00am on September 6, 2001. Any donations can be made to the Naval Special Warfare Foundation, the Warrior Foundation or Hygeia Foundation, Inc. (neonatal care and research). Altmeyer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To visit Rock's memorial site go to www.altmeyer.com.

Obituary, Altmeyer Funeral Home.


  • Maintained by: wings214
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 20 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19019823
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCDR Rock Edward Blais (17 Jun 1961–30 Aug 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19019823, citing Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by wings214 (contributor 47544870) .