On Thursday, July 2, Georgetown lost one of its most respected citizens.

Louis “Dickey” Rockey passed away at the age of 72 at Clermont Mercy Hospital. Rockey volunteered with the Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department and EMS for nearly 50 years and was most recently serving as the assistant Fire Chief to Chief Joe Rockey, Dickey’s son.

Visitation will take place at the Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown on Monday, July 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The funeral mass will take place on Tuesday, July 7 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. George Catholic Church in Georgetown. Rockey will be interred at Confidence Cemetary in Georgetown.

A funeral procession will travel up Mt. Orab Pike from St. George’s Catholic Church to Confidence Cemetary following the mass.