Fred Carl "Rocky" Rock, 52, of Linton, passed away at 2:29 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born Oct. 9, 1957, in South Bend, the son of Fred Carl "Red" Rock, Sr. and Mary Sue Rock.
He worked as a handy man, helping several local people.
Survivors include a son, Anthony L. Rock of Martinsville, a daughter, Stacie N. Rock at home in Linton, his former spouse, Sarah (Kincaid) Rock of Linton, two sisters, Ronda of Wisconsin and Brenda of Wisconsin, four brothers, Dwayne Rock of Mishawaka, Ronnie Rock of South Bend, Timmy Rock of South Bend, and Jeffrey Rock of Westville, two grandchildren, Stephanie and Autumn, and a step-grandchild, Russell.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Larry Rock.
A private family service and viewing will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
A public memorial dinner & reception for family and friends will be Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the east shelterhouse in Humphreys Park in Linton.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com .