• Kenneth “Ken” Charles LaRock I
    Kenneth “Ken” Charles LaRock I

Kenneth “Ken” Charles LaRock I

Kenneth “Ken” Charles LaRock I, 93, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2016.

Born in Champion, New York, he was the son of the late Leon and Myrtle Benton LaRock. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth LaRock II and son-in law, Keith Koster; and several brothers and sisters. Ken was a member of Seventh Day Adventist in Vienna, New York.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Leola Smith LaRock; one daughter, Laura Lee Koster of Franklin; one son, Anthony LaRock and wife Patricia of Parish, New York; daughter-in law, Bonnie LaRock of Camden, New York; three granddaughters, Kylee Deese and husband Jake of Liverpool, New York, Cami Bell and husband Chris of Rabun, Georgia and Katie LaRock of Camden, New York; five great grandchildren, Sean Fried, Hailey Hooper, Jonathan Hooper, Airianna Bell and Kenna Deese; three sisters; and many nieces and nephews. 

Memorial service was Tuesday, April 12 in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Steve Reeves officiated. A memorial service will also be held at a later date; to be announced in Camden, New York.

Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.


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