1952 - 2012
Rocknie Gene Pridy passed away on December 25, 2012. He was born in Long Beach on July 31, 1952 and lived in Long Beach his entire life. He graduated from Jordan High School in 1970 and went on to Long Beach City College. Rockie began working for an oil company in the Long Beach Harbor and continued working in the oil business for 38 years; he truly loved his work. He was married to his wife Janet for 38 years. Their marriage was one of great love and devotion. Rockie is survived by his wife, Janet; father and mother, Kenneth and Charline; two sisters, Cindie and Jennifer; niece and nephew, Britney and Blake Mathis; and including his family on his wife's side. We all love him dearly and he will be greatly missed. Funeral Services will be held at Forest Lawn Cypress, Church of our Fathers; Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. Service information: www.melroseabbeyfh.com. Please sign the guest book at www.presstelegram.com/obits.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram from Jan. 3 to Jan. 5, 2013