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Randall Glenn Rooks, 74, Columbia, KY native (1945-2019)

Randall Glenn Rooks of Rockville, IN and formerly of Columbia, KY, died on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 2:02 P.M. at the Putnam County Hospital Emergency Room in Greencastle. He was 74 years old.

The funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 15, 2019, at 4pmET at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard St., Rockville, IN, with Rev. Bob DePlanty officiating. Military honors presented by the Parke County Veterans will follow.

Visitation is requested from 2pmET to 4pmET on Sunday at the funeral home.

A memorial service with inurnment will be held in Columbia at a later date.

He was born July 13, 1945 in Columbia, Kentucky to the late William Rooks & Minnie Hardwick Rooks.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Linda Rooks & Nita Rooks. Randall served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War, was a plumber and a welder, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors Include:
  • One Daughter - Alyssa (Tim) Baggerly of Rockville, IN
  • Two Grandchildren - Isaac Baggerly & Corine Baggerly both of Rockville, IN
  • One Brother - Bill Rooks of Columbia, KY
  • Two Sisters - Ginny (George) McDonald & Chris Tenny both of Louisville
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is assisting with local arrangements.

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Randall Glenn Rooks, 74, Columbia, KY native (1945-2019)

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