Thomas Edward Rock

Thomas Edward Rock

Sept. 11, 1960 – Jan. 16, 2021

Thomas “Tom” Edward Rock, 60, born to Margaret and Wilfred “Buck” Rock on September 11, 1960, in Port Huron, Mich., passed away on January 16, 2021, in Frannie at home surrounded with his family and friends. 

Tom moved to Frannie with his family in 1974. He attended Deaver-Frannie High School

and graduated in 1978. Tom left Wyoming in 1981, although he returned in 1992 with his wife, Darlene Rock, after serving in the United States Army from 1985 to 1992. Tom also served in the Wyoming National Guard in Lovell from 1993 to 1997.

Tom dedicated 13 years at Celotex from 1993 to 2006 as a forklift driver. In 2006 Tom and his wife moved to Shreveport, La., where he worked in the oil field as a grease pressure control operator. In 2020 they returned to Frannie. 

Tom enjoyed fishing, camping and tinkering around the house. Spending time with his family and friends was very important to him. Besides his family and friends, the greatest joy in his life was his four-legged babies, Joe and Todd. 

Tom was preceded in death by his father, Wilfred “Buck” Rock. 

He is survived by his wife, Darlene Rock, of Frannie; mother Margaret Rock of Frannie; brothers William Rock and Terry (Diane) Rock; sisters Brenda Kawano of Frannie and Katie (Dallas) Stephens of Alpina, Mich.; sons Jeremiah Rock of Detroit, Mich., and Thomas C. Rock of Auburn, Wash.; and daughters Tabitha (Bob) Novotny of Ft. Myers, Fla.,
Jacqueline (John) Hunt of Frannie, Elizabeth Rock of Haughton, La., and Anouk (Robert) Friend of Pittsburgh, Pa. 

A viewing will be held Saturday, Jan. 23, at 9 a.m., followed by the service at 10 a.m. at Haskell Funeral Home in Lovell. A graveside service will follow at the Deaver Cemetery.