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John Edward Rock

September 26, 1950 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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John Edward Rock

Cedar Lake/Hammond, IN

September 26, 1950 – January 10, 2024

John Edward Rock, age 73, formerly of Hessville passed away while surrounded by his loving tribe on Wednesday, January 10, 2024.

He is survived by his high school sweet heart, wife of 55 years, Debbie Lynn Rock (nee White); two sisters: Diann (late Tony) Higgins and Glenda (Dan) Foster; numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

John was preceded in death by his parents, James and Goldie Rock; one brother, Dale Rock.

John was a long-time resident of Hessville; a graduate of Morton High School class of 1970. He was a proud Army Veteran of the Vietnam war. John enjoyed racing, stock cars, motorcycles and legend cars. He simply loved family, never met a stranger and was always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. In his free time, he enjoyed traveling, going to car shows, swap meets and anything cars. John will be remembered wrenching on his beloved 1957 Chevy. John was a special guy who was so well-loved he will never be forgotten.

Friends are invited to meet with the family for visitation on Saturday, January 13, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Bocken Funeral Home 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond (Hessville). Funeral service will follow at 5:00 p.m. with Chaplin Mark Lacy officiating. Graveside burial will take place at DeKalb Cemetery in Smithville, TN

 In lieu of flowers memorials to Hospice of the Calumet Area would be appreciated.

 For more information you may call Bocken Funeral Home at (219)-844-1600, or www.bockenfunerals.com.

THE BURIAL IN SMITHVILLE, TN MAY BE DELAYED BECAUSE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS, PLEASE CHECK WITH DEKALB FUNERAL CHAPEL 615-597-9400 FOR MOST ACCURATE INFORMATION PLEASE.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 13, 2024

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home
7042 Kennedy Avenue
Hammond, IN 46323

Funeral Ceremony
Saturday
January 13, 2024

5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Bocken Funeral Home
7042 Kennedy Avenue
Hammond, IN 46323

Donations

Hospice of the Calumet Area
600 Superior Ave. Munster, IN 46321,
Tel: 219.922.2732
Web: hospicecalumet.org/

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