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Roosevelt Rochelle Jr.

December 19, 1956 ~ September 20, 2021 (age 64)

Obituary

Condolences are being shared with the family of Mr. Roosevelt Rochelle Jr. 64, of Graham, NC. He transitioned from labor to reward on Monday, September 20, 2021 at Duke University Hospital. Roosevelt was born to Roosevelt Rochelle Sr. and Gladys Montaque Rochelle in on December 19, 1956 in Durham, North Carolina. He received his education in the Durham County School system and graduated from Southern High School in Durham, NC.

Roosevelt followed Duke University's football and basketball teams faithfully. His favorite professional football team was the Las Vegas Raiders. He was also an avid car guy who enjoyed just about anything related to cars. Until his health would no longer allow him, Roosevelt loved building and tinkering with  car engines. In his earlier days he also enjoyed competing with other drivers in drag race.

He is survived by his devoted wife Theresha Jacobs Rochelle; daughter, Tina Rochelle (Larry); sister, Evangelist Maxine Williams; brothers, Calvin Rochelle (Barbara), Clinton Rochelle (Angela), Clifton Rochelle (Angela), Steven Rochelle (Hamilla); grand child, Keon Matthews; along with a host of other family members and friends.

Roosevelt was preceded in death by his parents Roosevelt Rochelle Sr. and Gladys Rochelle.

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Services

Public Viewing/walk through
Saturday
September 25, 2021

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Wake-with the Family present
Sunday
September 26, 2021

1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Funeral Service
Sunday
September 26, 2021

2:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Video is available for this event


Burial

North Lawn Cemetery
947-999 Ross St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Please note
Masks and social distancing are required for all services.
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