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David B. Rocco
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Obituary for David B. Rocco

PEORIA – David B. Rocco, 67, of Peoria, died at 11:40 a.m. Thursday, September 7, 2017 at his home in Peoria.

David was born on August 11, 1950, to Thomas E. and Esther (Sears) Rocco; they both have preceded him in death.

He is survived by his two children, Thomas (Sally) Kelly of Mt. Carmel, IL, and Margarett (Bill) Elliott of Humble, TX; five grandchildren, Ashley (Jeremiah) Knapp, Whitney (Derrick) Baker, Brandon, Tessa, and Brooke Elliott; three grandchildren, Aybree and Olivia Knapp, and Madison Elliott; three great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Ted (Jenny) and Rex (Kathryn) Hoover.

David served our country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He worked as a truck driver for several years.

Cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017, at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria with Rev. Howard Love officiating. Burial of ashes will take place at the Rock Island National Cemetery in Rock Island, IL following the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS).

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The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

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Rock Island National Cemetery

Rock Island, Illinois


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