John E. Rock

John E. Rock, 78, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having ties to Huntington, IN, died Friday, March 10, 2017, at 8:42 p.m. at the Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Rock graduated from Coesse High School in 1956 and served in the United States Army. He worked as a supervisor at the Dana Corporation for many years, retiring in 1998. He attended Central Christian Church, in Huntington, and was a former member of Meadow Park Church of God, in Columbus, OH.

He was born April 10, 1938, in Whitley County and was the foster son of David Peter and Helen Teresa Wolf Rock. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Rock.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Keli (Casey) Raiford, of Odenton, MD; a son, Jason Rock, of Toledo, OH; and two grandchildren, Aiden Rock and Jacob Rock, both of Columbus, OH.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 11 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service, at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Visiting Nurse Hospice Home.

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