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Rocky Opdyke "Rocco"

Rocky Opdyke "Rocco", 60, a lifelong resident of Elyria, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013. He was born August 21, 1952 in Elyria.

Rocky was a Janitor and Bouncer at the Brass Pole since 2004. He enjoyed going to the Internet Café, fishing, and being entertained by his many friends.

Mr. Opdyke is survived by his son, Joey Opdyke (Tonya); and daughters, Roxanne Smith (Carl) and Dawn Opdyke; grandchildren, Heather, Diana, Brittney, Mya, Anthony, Jasmine, Daysha, Jania, Tamara, Kaydence, and Little Jack; sister, Bonnie Walker; and brother, Terry Opdyke; niece, Dana Phillips (nee Jones); and many great-nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Opdyke and Dorothy Opdyke Krugman (nee Goetz); brothers, Ronald and Danny.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second St., Elyria. Funeral service will be 1 P.M., Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery. www.buschfuneral.com

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