Paul Joseph Rockwood, 55, of St. Marys, died at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Jan. 14, 1957, in Celina, to Paul F. and Dolores Mae (Johnson) Rockwood, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by a son, Trent (Keri) Rockwood of Delphos; a daughter, Shannon Rockwood of St. Marys; three grandchildren, Alivia, Makayla and Tyra; two sisters, Paula “Jeannie” Rush of St. Marys and Wilhelmina “Willie” Klosterman of Celina; two brothers, A.J. “Al” (Pam) Rockwood of St. Marys and Robert (Malissa) Rockwood of Wapakoneta; a half-sister Delores Rockwood of Port Richey, Fla.; his best friend, Ralph Jones of St. Marys.
He was preceded in death by a half-brother, Dick Sittler; his long-time companion, Vicki Jones.
He was a 1975 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.
“Joe” worked as a production employee for the St. Marys Foundry Co. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in St. Marys.
Funeral rites are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church in St. Marys, with the Rev. Bill Maki officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Miller – Long & Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys.
Online condolences may be expressed via MillerFuneralHomes.net.