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John Edward Rockwood

March 11, 1933 - February 4, 2010

John Edward Rockwood, March 11, 1933-February 4, 2010. John passed in his sleep at 2am on Thursday Feb 4, 2010.John is survived by his wife Joan, Daughter Sheri(John),Daughter Shirley Powell(Jim), and son Christopher(Kelli). 9 Grandchildren, Tim, Andy and Matt Gray. Joseph, Jocelyn, Melissa and Laura Powell, Jacob and …read more

John Edward Rockwood, March 11, 1933-February 4, 2010. John passed in his sleep at 2am on Thursday Feb 4, 2010.John is survived by his wife Joan, Daughter Sheri(John),Daughter Shirley Powell(Jim), and son Christopher(Kelli). 9 Grandchildren, Tim, Andy and Matt Gray. Joseph, Jocelyn, Melissa and Laura Powell, Jacob and Zachary Rockwood and David Eisenbach. John is also survived by sisters Barbara Savage, Dorothy Leammer, Helen Reno,and Mary Jett. He is proceeded in Death by his brothers Bill East, and Eugene and Joseph Rockwood. John served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict and was employed over the years at Van Vorst Mattresse’s Co. Allied Tools and Rite-Kut Tools. John was involved with North Torrance baseball,Pop Warner Football, and the Gardena Valley Judo Club. He was a Past Master of Gardena Moneta #372 Masonic Lodge and a member of the Gardena Elks. He is extremely missed by his wife of 54 yrs Joan and his many neighbors and friends Memorial Services will be held on Saturday February 20th at 1pm at the First United Methodist Church 1515 El Prado Ave, Torrance., CA in the Fellowship Hall.

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