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Chris William Rock

April 14, 1955 - September 27, 2015 | Wilmington, DE

Chris William Rock, passed away suddenly on September 27, 2015 after having had complications from type 2 diabetes for years.

Chris, was born on April 14, 1955 in Elyria Ohio. He attended schools in Ashtabula Ohio and graduated in 1973. He served in the U.S. Air Force as Security Police from 1974 to 1980 and was stationed in Alaska and South Dakota. He has had many trades since he was a teenager, including security, Town Marshall of New Underwood South Dakota, tree service, tire repair, truck driving, sanitation, oil delivery and food delivery. Most recently in the last few years he enjoyed being Santa Rock and working with many photographers to do Christmas photos with so many wonderful families, their children and pets, parties and various charities.

Chris was predeceased by grandparents, parents and two brothers.

He is survived by wife of 36 years, Tori; daughter Crystal, son-in-law Tom, grandchild Sarah; daughter April, grandchildren Gloria, Luis, Juan, Antonio; daughter Coral; brothers Mike, Bill; sisters Holly, Charlotte, Kim, Candy, Cindy; and so many that knew and loved him as Santa Rock.

Friends may visit with the family on Monday, October 19, 2015 at Brandywine Valley Funeral Care, 412 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, where a funeral service will begin at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Services

Visitation

October 19, 2015 | 10AM-11AM Brandywine Valley Funeral Care
412 Philadelphia Pike
Wimington, DE US 19809

Funeral Service

October 19, 2015 | 11AM Brandywine Valley Funeral Care
412 Philadelphia Pike
Wimington, DE US 19809

Burial

October 19, 2015 Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
2465 Chesapeake City Rd.
Bear, DE US 19701

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