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ARCOLA -- Eugene “Rocky” Donald Rothrock, 95, of Arcola, died at 1:10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at Mattoon Healthcare and Rehab Center.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at the Arcola United Methodist Church with Revs. Greg Busboom and Jeff VanDyke officiating. Burial will follow in the Arcola Cemetery. Military Rites will be conducted by the Arcola VFW and American Legion Post and the U.S. Navy Honors Guard. Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the funeral service at the church. Shrader Funeral Home, 204 N. Locust Street, Arcola, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Randy (Cynthia) Rothrock of Arcola; 2 daughters, Vicky (Wayne) Coffin of Rantoul; Angie (Gerald) Temples of Mattoon; 6 grandchildren, Amber (Justin) Recchion; Ashly (Matt) Venhaus; Jalena (Mike) Specht; Maressa (Greg) Busboom; Kami (Brett) Hefner; Wes (Shea) Temples; 14 great grandchildren; sister, Helen Ashenbramer of Springfield; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Van and Eva Anderson of Arcola; brother-in-law, George Dunagan of Arcola; He was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather, Earl “Popeye” Brown; 1 brother, and 1 infant sister.

Rocky was born June 2, 1922 in Fowler, Indiana, the son of Harry Clyde and Eva Lena Warner Rothrock. He was united in marriage to Naomi Dunagan in Oakland, California, on October 20, 1943; she preceded him in death on Nov. 18, 2013.

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