Thomas Edward Rock

(Sept. 11, 1960 - Jan. 16, 2021)


Thomas (Tom) Edward Rock, 60, was born to Margaret and Wilfred (Buck) Rock, on Sept. 11, 1960, in Port Huron, Michigan. He passed away on Jan. 16, 2021, in Frannie, at home surrounded with his family and friends.

Tom moved to Frannie with his family in 1974. He attended Frannie Deaver 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 1985-1992. Tom also served in the Lovell National Guard from 1993-1997.

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

Tom enjoyed fishing, camping and tinkering around the house. Spending time with his family and friends was very important to him. But besides his family and friends the greatest joy in his life were 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; his mother Margaret Rock, of Frannie; brothers, William Rock and Terry (Diane) Rock; sister Brenda Kawano, of Frannie; and Katie (Dallas) Stephens of Alpena, Michigan. Tom also leaves behind his sons, Jeremiah Rock of Detroit, Michigan, and Thomas C. Rock of Auburn, Washington; daughters Tabitha (Bob) Novotny of Ft. Myers, Florida; Jacqueline (John) Hunt, of Frannie; Elizabeth Rock of Haughton, Louisiana; and Anouk (Robert) Friend of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Viewing and visitation is at 9 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Haskell Funeral Home in Lovell, and graveside services will begin at 10 a.m.