Date Created: 06/28/2017
Last Updated: 01/24/2018

In loving memory of Burnes W Rock
11/9/1946 - 6/16/2017

Location: Irving, Texas

Visits: 174,785

November 9, 1946 - June 16, 2017

Burnes W. Rock, 70 of Irving, Texas passed away on June 16, 2017 at Baylor Irving from congestive heart failure.
Rock was born November 9, 1946 in Merced, California to Patty and Jim Rock. He was a firefighter for 11 years with the Mesquite Fire Department and spent 38 years at Central Freight lines where he received multiple service & safe driving awards. Rock was an avid golfer and also enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. He was a member of the American Legion Post 231. Street tacos from Harry Hines and Miller Lite were his favorite to consume.
He is survived by his wife, Beth Rock; 5 children; 9 grandchildren; lots of nieces and nephews and friends from all walks of life, he never met a stranger.
Extended parts of his family were his coworkers from Central Freight Line, American Legion, Mesquite Fire Department and bar buddies.
A service for Rock will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home chapel in Irving, Texas at 3:00 pm.
Family will be receiving friends and family starting at 2:00 pm.
A reception will be held after the service at Po’ Melvins, 4070 N Belt Line Road #100, Irving, Texas. 972.255.3919.

“I don’t do space book” “I’ll drink to that!”
Rock had a good life!




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By: Beth Rock Thursday, November 30, 2017
Carolyn Troquille Great picture.... always smiling View Entire Memory
By: Beth Rock Thursday, November 30, 2017
John Meeks (JL) he was my favorite uncle almost my entire life so far, except for when i played dominoes with him he would kick my butt lol View Entire Memory
By: Beth Rock Thursday, November 30, 2017
Margil Cantu Miss him dearly when he use to come down to visit and he was a great man ! Good hearted ?????? R.I.P. Rock God has another angel in heaven View Entire Memory


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By: Beth Rock Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Glenda Meeks shared your post: Thank you for being part of not only our family but our lives Rock. You were a blessing to all of us. View Entire Tribute


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By: Cindy Boyer Friday, April 20, 2018
Dear Beth & family, I’m very sorry for the sad loss of your beloved husband Burnes. Though I don’t know you, and I didn’t know your dear husband Burnes, please accept my deepest sympathy for you and your family in... View Entire Condolence
By: Regina and Beverly Atkinson Saturday, February 24, 2018
Jesus taught that someday "all those in the memorial tombs" will be resurrected. (John 5:28) Jehovah is the Creator of all life. Should it be hard to believe that he can re-create life? Of course, much would depend on... View Entire Condolence
By: Alisha Washington Wednesday, October 25, 2017
I just wanted to leave my condolences and a comforting scripture. John 5:28 reads- 'Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out." This... View Entire Condolence

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