George J. Rock Of Canton Dies

George J. Rock, Jr., 59, of 219 N. Avenue A, Canton, died at 4:55 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1986, at Graham Hospital in Canton.

He was born Jan. 18, 1927, in London Mills, a son of George and Ruth Shawgo Rock Sr. He married Barbara J. Robinson on Oct. 7, 1978, in Canton. She survives.

Also surviving are four sons, George Daniel, Gary Thomas, Michael Joseph and Gregory Allen, all of Canton; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Mann of Ipava and Mrs. Cindy Roberts of Bloomington; one stepson, Dave Barnett of Fairview; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Shellie Spencer of Canton; three grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and one half brother, Marques Dunblazier of Lewistown.

He worked in the warehouse at International Harvester Company for 28 years before retiring in 1984. He was a member of Moose Lodge 784, where he was Junior Governor; Elks Lodge 626, and Eagles Lodge 580.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Oaks Memorial Chapel with Rev. Delmar Smith officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/29/1986

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