Roger Ralph LaRock

Born: Fri., Oct. 30, 1931
Died: Thu., Jun. 13, 2019

No services to be held

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Roger Ralph LaRock, age 87, died Thursday, June 13, 2019, at The Pines in Rutland.


Mr. LaRock was born in Forest Dale on October 30, 1931. He was the son of Dewey and Agnes (Demitt) LaRock. He grew up in Forest Dale where he received his early education and graduated from Brandon High School, class of 1950. He had joined the Vermont National Guard in 1948 and was activated in 1950 and served 18 months in Korea. Following his honorable discharge, he returned home and attended Vermont Technical College in Randolph. He lived in Connecticut for a while and had worked at Pratt-Whitney Aircraft Corporation. He again returned home and became the largest hog producer in the state. He later worked at General Electric in Rutland as a machinist. He lived in Chino Valley, AZ from 1984 until 1994 where he worked as a carpenter of Allied Signal.


He is survived by his daughter; Susan LaRock Lurvey of Rutland, a son; Rupert J. LaRock of Sudbury. 3 grandsons, 4 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews & cousins also survive him. He was predeceased by his wife; Blenda Helen LaRock, his brother’s; Arnold LaRock and Donald LaRock and his sister; Thelma LaCross.


Honoring his wishes there will be no public funeral service.


Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to; Brandon Area Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 232, Brandon, VT 05733.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.


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