Richard Rocks, 79, of Hawkscrest Lane, Taylorsville, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care.
Mr. Rocks was born March 21, 1938, in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, the son of the late John “Jack” Edward Rocks and Marion Richardson Rocks.
Mr. Rocks was self-employed in international import and export of heavy equipment. He attended St. Aloysius Catholic Church, in Hickory.
Those left to cherish his memory include two daughters, Megan Rocks Jackson of New Jersey, and Elizabeth Rocks of Boulder, Colorado; two sons, Jeffery Rocks of Taylorsville, and Frank Rocks of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Barbara Sallo and Patty Kaveny, both of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; and three brothers, Bob Rocks of Chicago, Illinois, and Jim Rocks and Tom Rocks of Cleveland, Ohio.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 31, 2017 at New Life Church, in Taylorsville. Pastor Steve Watson will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Studio 3, PO Box 383, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.