James Rock(1980 - 2014)

James "Jim" Allen Rock

May 6, 1980 - March 3, 2014

NEW MEADOWS, ID - James "Jim" Rock, 33, formerly of Silverton, passed away tragically Monday, March 3, 2014.

Jim was born May 6, 1980, to Larry Derr and Laurie Rock in Silverton. He was raised and attended Silverton area schools, graduating in 1998 from Silverton High School. Jim enjoyed sports and played soccer when he was younger. He was a hard working man, who worked as the head cook for the Markum Inn for 16 years, and for Les Schwab Tires after that. He later moved to New Meadows, Idaho, where he was currently working as head cook for the Seven Devils Steakhouse and Saloon in Riggins, Idaho.

Jim enjoyed the outdoors including, fishing, hiking and hunting. He loved music, had a great sense of humor and enjoyed life, especially his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by: father, Larry Derr, mother, Laurie Kennedy, grandfather, Vernon Rock.

Jim is survived by, grandmother, Fredora Rock of Silverton; step-father, Darren Kennedy; stepsiblings; and many, many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral service will take place at 11am, Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Unger Funeral Chapel of Silverton. Reception and gathering will immediately follow at St. Paul Catholic Church Parrish Hall, in the basement. Visitation will take place prior to the service on Saturday and from 6-8pm, TODAY, Friday, 3/14, all at the funeral home.

Funeral Home

Unger Funeral Chapel, Silverton - Silverton
229 Mill Streeet Silverton, OR 97381

Published in StatesmanJournal on Mar. 14, 2014