2811 N. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61103
Born: Tuesday, June 11, 1929
Passed: Saturday, February 18, 2017
2/25/2017 | 9:00 am - 10:45 am
North Main Chapel
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Roland "Rod" W. Secoy, MM 87, of Rockford, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017, in his home. He was born June 11, 1929, in Belvidere, IL; the son of William and Eve (Peters) Secoy. Rod was a graduate of East High School. He later served in the United States Army AirForce where he was a Pilot in OrlÃ¨ans, France. Rod was employed with ComEd for 41 years. As a saxophone player, he was fortunate to play for both of President Nixon's inaugural balls, and with the Dave Remmington Band. He was a Shriner and part of the Tebala Air Squadron, County Board Member, Deputy Sherriff and Commissioner, member of the Pine Tree Pistol Club, Kepotah Gun Club, Korean War Veterans Chapter 272, The Quiet Birdman; additionally, he was a chaplain for the American Legion Post 60.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon of Rockford; daughter, Chris Secoy of Rockford; step-children, Carrie (Eric) Bleed, and Brian (Kris) Theisen; grandchild, Britney Secoy; and step-grandchildren, Whitney (Bryce) Clendening, Patrick and Samuel Theisen. Predeceased by his son, David Secoy.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, North Main Chapel, 2811 N. Main St. Rockford, with Pastor Robert Bailey officiating. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Machesney Park, IL. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service in the chapel. Charitable contributions to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.