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Jerrold Aubrey Rockett, 76, husband of Joyce Jean Rockett, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, January 31, 2023. His Funeral Service with military honors will be held Friday, February 3, 2023, in the East Cooper Baptist Church (361 Egypt Road, Mt. Pleasant) at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends an hour before the service. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mt .Pleasant Chapel
Jerry was born on April 14, 1946, in Ferndale, MI, son of the late Dallas Robert Rockett and the late Eleanor Dean Rockett. He joined the United States Navy, served proudly as a Boatswain's Mate for eleven years, and was stationed in Charleston, South Carolina. He remained in Charleston after his honorable discharge, living in communities on James Island, Mt. Pleasant, and most recently Summerville. He retired from East Cooper Baptist Church as its Facilities Manager. He will be remembered for the way he loved God, country, and his adoring family.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years; children, Michael Patrick Rockett of Franklin, NC, Michael Johnson of Charleston, SC, Andrea Dawn Rockett (Rusty Chestnut) of Williamsville, VA, and Teresa Blake (William) of Charleston; three sisters, Joan Horner (Bruce) of Ferndale, MI, Janice Rockett of Ferndale, MI, Dawn Papin (Jim) of Ferndale, MI; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters, Susan Leaf and Judy Kern.
Memorials may be made to the building fund of Great Commission Baptist Church in Summerville, South Carolina.
A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.
Friday, February 3, 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)
East Cooper Baptist Church
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