Saturday, November 21, 2009
Roy L. Rockwell Obituary
Roy L. Rockwell
October 24, 1913 ~ August 29, 2007
Roy L. Rockwell, age 93, of Mount Vernon, died on Wednesday August 29, 2007 at the Northview Senior Living Center in Johnstown, Ohio. He was born on October 24, 1913 in Mount Vernon, Ohio to the late Robert and Emma (Shehee) Rockwell. Roy was employed at Timken Roller Bearing during World War Two. He later opened Rockwell Appliance on Columbus Road in 1939 and moved to Harcourt Road in 1962, changing the name of the company to Rockwell Furniture. Mr. Rockwell retired from the furniture business in 1972 and moved to Punta Gorda, Florida where he became a successful real estate agent. He retired from real estate in 2002, at the age of 88, and moved back to Mount Vernon to be closer to his family. In 2007 he moved to Johnstown, nearer his daughter. He was a past member of the Moose and Elks Lodge of Mount Vernon.
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