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Elder James Rock Jr., 68, of Spotsylvania County quietly departed this life on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Mary Washington Hospital.
James was retired from Printpak in Fredericksburg. He was the pastor of New Jerusalem Church of Christ in Fredericksburg.
James leaves to cherish his life a devoted wife, Joyce Rock; two sons, James Rock III and Anthony Rock; two daughters, Angela Nicholas and Melissa Faison; two brothers, Royce Rock and Darnell Rock; three sisters, Alice Smith, Tawana Rock and Sheila Rock; three daughters-in-law; two sons-in-law; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of other relatives. He was preceded in death by his son Kevin Rock Sr.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at A.L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home in Fredericksburg. A funeral will be held at noon Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Temple of Deliverance HCG in Mineral, with a viewing from 11 a.m. to noon. Elder James Dudley, will be the eulogist, with Elder Lynn Beanum officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.