Memorial Service: Joseph "Joey" Rodericks, Saturday, October 29th, 12 Noon
Memorial Service - Joseph "Joey" Rodericks
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Knights of Columbus
3200 Pawtucket Avenue
East Providence, RI 02915
Joesph A. Rodericks, 59, passed away on October 13, 2016 in Venice, Florida after a year-long illness.
"Joey" Rodericks was born in East Providence, RI to the late Robert and Vilma Rodericks. He was a 1974 graduate of East Providence High School where he excelled in wrestling for the Townies. Joey was also an all-star baseball catcher, earning him the childhood nickname, "Yogi".
After East Providence, he lived in South Kingstown, RI; Port Charlotte and recently Venice, Florida. A skilled craftsman all his life, he was an avid follower of the Red Sox and Patriots. He is survived by his beloved wife, Karen (Stockard) Rodericks, a brother Bob Rodericks and sister-in-law Diane, a brother John Rodericks, a brother and sister-in-law Bruce and Susan Stockard. He also leaves a nephew Bobby Rodericks, a niece Becky Rodericks (husband) Barry Watt and niece and nephew Amie and Justin Stockard.
Family and friends are invited to a brief Memorial Celebration of life on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 12 noon to 3 pm. The ceremony with beautiful song from the incredible Katie Kleyla and brief recollections will begin at 12 noon. Lunch will follow.