Ryan K . Rocker age 42, passed away on Wednesday October 27,2021 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, with the love and support of his family.
He was born in Utica, on October 11, 1979 to Darwin Rocker and Lynda (Jones) Rocker. Ryans interests were reading books, fishing, music, the outdoors and he had a love for animals.
Ryan is survived by his father Darwin Rocker and wife (Christine Pavia), mother Lynda Rocker (Bernie Shorey), sister Lynda Carman (Ralph), sister Jennifer (Rocker) Hardy, brother Billy Rocker (Leigh Ballard), brother Brett Barnard (Brittany) and brother Wayne Barnard (Lauren Gleason). He also leaves several nieces and nephews. Briana Carman, Rebecca (Carman) Martello (Salvo), Amber Carman, Douglas Rocker (Jaquelin Ogden), Heather Rocker, Adreanna, Addison and Billy Rocker Jr. Andrew , Noah and Mira Rocker, Cody Marris and Lauren Marris and Caitlin Gleason, Ayla Barnard and Austin Barnard, and a great nephew Brayden Rocker and great niece Payton Rocker. Ryan also leaves behind a special friend since childhood Courtney Spatto.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-6 pm at The Scala & Roefaro Funeral Home Inc. 1122 Culver Ave. Funeral services will commence at the conclusion of visitation at 6:00 pm in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Ryan.