Rollin "Rocky' Rawson, 96, passed away March 15, 2018.
Born in West Virginia on February 23, 1922 to the late William & Lily Rawson, Rocky was a 1942 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School. He served his country in the US Army during WWII, and was a Bronze Star recipient. He retired from Montgomery-Ward after 20 plus years and continued working as a driver for United Dental Labs. Rocky was a longtime member of the First Christian Church of Cuyahoga Falls. He was a member of the American Legion #281 in Cuyahoga Falls.
In addition to his parents, Rollin was preceded in death by his wife Janet; brothers Darrell & Harold; sisterrs Lorena Sullivan, Marjorie Fisher, & Juanita Doring. He is survived by his children Linda (Ron) Reichert, Susan (Glen) Witsaman, Cynthia Rawson, and Brian (Val) Rawson; grandchildren, Stacie (Larry) Kelley, Christine (Ted) Rusinoff, Leanne (Eric) Flory, Joshua (Lauren) Witsaman, Andrea (Nick) Luke, Glenna (Rolf) Moss, Holly (Mike) Gentile, Glen (Brenda) Witsaman, and Brian Fitzpatrick; "adopted daughter", Patty Fitzpatrick; sister-in-law Ruth Rawson, as well as many great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, & nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, 5-8 pm, at the Anthony Funeral Home McGowan-Reid & Santos Chapel, 247 Stow Ave. (at Third St., one block north of Portage Trail in) Cuyahoga Falls. A funeral will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday, at 11 am. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Cuyahoga Falls. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 6100 Rockside Woods Blvd N #445, Independence, OH 44131 (Anthony Funeral Homes, McGowan-Reid & Santos Chapel, 330.928.1313, anthonyfh.com, FALLS)