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Joe

Rock, Sr.

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February 20, 2011

JOE ROCK Joe William Rock, Sr., 72, of 3525 Potts Creek Road answered the Lord's call on Sunday, February 20, 2011, at the Brier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Ronceverte, WV. Mr. Rock was born September 25, 1938, in Page, west Virginia, son of the late Joe and Martha Rachel Hepler Rock. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Shires; a brother-in-law, Teddy Dressler, and several aunts and uncles. Joe was a retired contract pipefitter affiliated with the Pipefitter and Plumbers Union of the AFL-CIO, Local #640 in Greensboro, NC. He was an avid sportsman and lifelong Nascar fan. Surviving are his Daughter, Martha Carol Leonard and her husband, William, of Lexington, NC,; two Sons, Joe W. "Jody" Rock, Jr., and his wife, Donna, of Covington, and Michael W. Rock of Roanoke; three grandchildren, Brian Leonard and his wife, Tabatha, and Johnny Leonard and his wife, Melissa, all of Lexington, NC, and Kelly Rock of Covington; three great grandchildren, Jordan Leonard, Jailyn Leonard and Brayden Leonard, all of Lexington, NC; three sisters, Juanita Dressler, Barbara Deisher and Gladys Bates and her husband, Alvin, all of Covington; three brothers, Raymond Rock and his wife, Chris, of Mt. Airy, NC; Terry Rock and his wife, Dana, of Winston-Salem, NC, and Jeter W. Rock of Kernersville, NC; a brother-in-law, Benny Shires, of Paint Bank and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends including "Nick" Nickell of Covington. Interment will be made in Lone Star Cemetery. Memorial Information The family suggests that donations in Mr. Rock's name be made to the American Cancer Society , To: Karen Buzzard, 807 McCormick BLVD, Clifton, VA 24422 or to the American Red Cross, 701 Midland Trail, Covington, VA 24426.
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Jack Williams

Feb 28, 2024

Enjoyed the services in church playing piano for 5 years rest in peace, Pastor Debbie

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Robin Bartley Simmons

Feb 27, 2024

So Shocked, Mary (Angie) we grew up together and she was always a bright spot in my life, had not talked to her for a couple months. We always had fun in whatever we were doing. Prayers for the family, she loved her family so much. Love You My Dear Friend will never forget all our good times.

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Pearl bland

Feb 27, 2024

Iam so sorry to hear of your mom's passing, she will be missed prayers the family

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Lucinda brugh

Feb 27, 2024

She was a wonderful lady she loved her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren she will be missed gone but not forgotten

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Belinda Sively Fink

Feb 24, 2024

She was loved by all who knew her. She was a wonderful person and a great prayer warrior. I will miss her and her twin from now on.They lived in a Happy House.

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Sandra Brady

Feb 24, 2024

You were a special person in many people lives you will be missed my heart aches for you and your family. I loved you Todd.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot,and great guy.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot

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Marilyn Crowder and Ken

Feb 23, 2024

I have known Todd since he was young child in pre school programs…My son Ken and Todd have been friends since they were young..Todd will be greatly missed by his Special Olympic friends and family. Rest in peace Todd.

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Patricia Tabor

Feb 23, 2024

Todd will be deeply missed by everyone that knew him. He had a smile that everyone remembers! Our deepest sympathy to all 💐

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Crystal Marsh

Feb 23, 2024

So very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. God bless

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Judy & Phillip White

Feb 23, 2024

Our Deepest Sympathy to each of the family & friends! You are in our thoughts & prayers!
June was a Precious, Beautiful Soul!

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