WEST CHAZY — Mr. Rodney C. Rock, 78, of Stony Acres Drive in West Chazy, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with family by his side. He was born in Morrisonville on Dec. 24, 1935, the son of the late Malcolm and Stella (Garrand) Rock.
Rodney graduated from Morrisonville
High School and later served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He later was employed as a professional truck driver with Anchor Motor Freight for many years. He was a life member of the Teamsters Union. He enjoyed writing children's poetry, art and sketching.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Helga Rock; his children and their spouses, George and Mary Rock of Morrisonville, Donald Rock of Plattsburgh, Patricia and Andy Chase of Chazy Lake, Dean Rock and his companion Tammy Gebo of Vineland, N.J., Dale Rock and his companion Dawn Andrews of Dannemora; several loving grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, his brother and two sisters, and his loving daughter in-law, Cheryl Rock.
In accordance with his wishes, there will be no calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be offered to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901. (518)-561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com