Rockwell “Rock” Muskoff Villard passed away on December 12, 2021, with his loving family by his side. Rockwell was born on October 22, 1947, to the late LaVerne and Dorothy (Muskoff) Villard.
Rock was a 1966 graduate of Fairless High School in Navarre, OH. He served in VietNam in 1968-1969 with the 9th Aviation Battalion, 9th Infantry Division. He worked as a locomotive engineer for Norfolk Western and Norfolk & Southern Railroads. He retired from Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Co. as Director of Human Resources. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt, fish and garden. He was a life member of the Second Amendment Foundation and patron life member of the NRA. He enjoyed traveling through all the United States.
Rock leaves his loving spouse of 51 years, Jane (Janata) Villard; son, Brent (Wanda) Villard; and grandsons, Adam Villard and Luke Villard of Decatur, TX. (His grandsons were his whole world); two sisters, Gretchen Sullivan of Millersburg and Jennifer Ishida of Marion; four nieces and one nephew. He had a host of many close fishing and hunting friends.
A private family funeral will be held at Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, OH, at the convenience of the family.
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