Charles Ainsworth Rockwood
Charles Ainsworth Rockwood 1 Nov. 1888 Nevada, Missouri son of charles A Rockwood and 'Bell' Berry
married 10 Jun 1916 - Marion, Indiana Mabel Roach born 13 Jan 1894 in Indiana Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
Dec 1975 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana daughter of
Clyde Jefferson Roach & Maud M McClintock
Iowa State Census 1 Jan 1925 Locality: Des Moines Ward 1
Household Members: Name Age
Chas A Rockwood 36
Mabel Rockwood 31
Chas Rockwood 3
Clyde Rockwood 1
Clyde Roach Rockwood born 7 Nov 1924 in Des Moines, Iowa
Charles Ainsworth Rockwood III b July 7, 1921
Charles Ainsworth Rockwood III b July 7, 1921 d January 31, 2011 Bloomington, Indiana
Charles Ainsworth "Chuck" Rockwood III passed away from pneumonia on January 31, 2011 at Bloomington Hospital.
Chuck was born in
Des Moines, Iowa to Charles Ainsworth Rockwood II and Mabel Roach Rockwood.
he family moved to Indianapolis when chuck was 5 years old. He graduated from Shortridge High School in 1939, attended New Mexico
Military Institute, and graduated from Indiana University in 1942.
Chuck joined the Army after attending ROTC at I.U. and was an Infantry Officer. He served with the Rainbow Division in Europe during
WWII. His Army career included tours in Austria, Panama, Thailand and Vietnam. Chuck retired as a Lieutenant Colonel after 21 years of
service. Following his Army career, he worked in various administrative positions at Indiana University, retiring from I.U. in 1978.
Subsequently, he became a real estate broker and a licensed Merchant Marine Captain.
Chuck was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Jean Rockwood, and his brother Clyde Roach Rockwood. He is survived by his wife,
Dolores Schav ul Rockwood, of Bloomington; his four children, Lucy Rockwood Allen, of Colorado Springs, CO, Lynn O'Harrow Wilson (Bob) of
The Woodlands,TX, Charles Ainsworth Rockwood IV (Judy), of Hinesville, GA and Clyde Jefferson Rockwood (Diana), of Jasper, TX; four
step-children, Diane Matt (Carl Norbeck), of Denver, CO, Suzanne O'Shea, of Carmel, IN, Robert Matt (Marsha), of Greenfield, IN and
Kay Fields (Rudy), of Bloomington, IN; 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shalom House (c/o First United Methodist Church), American Cancer
Society or a charity of choice.
Services will be held at First United Methodist Church, corner of 4th and Washington Sts. on Friday,
February 4, 2011 at 1:00 P.M.
A celebration of Chuck's life will immediately follow at Meadowood Retirement Community in the Terrace Room.
m. 1) Anna Jean [-?-]; m. 2) Dolores Schav ul
Lucy Rockwood m. [-?-] Allen
Lynn O'Harrow Rockwood m. Bob Wilson
Charles Ainsworth Rockwood IV m. judy [-?-]
Clyde Jefferson Rockwood m. Diana[-?-]
Clyde Roach Rockwood born 7 Nov 1924 in Des Moines, Iowa d. 11 May 2005
Clyde R. "Rocky" Rockwood Age 80, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at Riverside Methodist Hospital after
complications following surgery.
He was born November 7, 1924 in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Charles and Mabel (Roach) Rockwood who preceded him in death.
He grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana, and spent his summers at his family home on Lake Maxinkuckee in Culver , Indiana.
Rocky and his future wife, Margaret Conwell Fish, attended Shortridge High School together.
He graduated from New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, New Mexico and received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy.
After graduating in 1947, he remained in the U.S. Navy for eight years. He fought in the Korean War and served as Operations and
Communications Officer aboard the USS Endicott and Gunnery Officer on the USS Perkins.
He returned to Annapolis where he taught Chemistry, and Gunnery and Armaments.
He held manufacturing and marketing management positions with Texas Instruments, Raytheon, Whirlpool, and with Ranco, where he ran
the North American division. His career reached its height when he served as President of The D.L. A uld Company of Columbus for ten years
before retiring in 1986.
He was a Patron of the Columbus Museum of Art, member of The Columbus Country Club and Beachview Golf Club in Sanibel, FL., and a
past member of the Board of Columbus College of Art and Design, Downtown Rotary, The Golf Club, and The Athletic Club of Columbus.
Rocky is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Margaret F. Rockwood; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary R. and James L. Setterlin of Upper
Arlington and Margaret R. and David B. Minor of Dublin; grandchildren Elizabeth and Jimmy Setterlin and Peter and Robby Gooch; brother and
sister-in-law Charles A. and Delores Rockwood of Cape Coral, FL; and nieces and nephews.
a memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, May 16, 2005, at Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 High Street, where the family
will receive friends between the hours of 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Monday. Dr. Philip Hazelton will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 High Street, Worthington, OH 43085.
Arrangements by Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Road.
Indianapolis Star, The - (May/16/2005)
m. 16 Nov 1946 ,Marion, Indiana Margaret Conwell Fish
Mary R. Rockwood m. James L. Setterlin
Margaret R. Rockwood m. David B. Minor