Michael Franklin Rockette, age 43, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 28, 2023, in Alexander County. He was born to Everette Rockette Jr. and Rebecca Hollifield on Friday, August 1, 1980, in Catawba County. He worked as a warehouse supervisor for Bassett Furniture. Michael was a member of Christian Fellowship Church. He enjoyed singing and playing guitar, riding motorcycles, fishing, and spending time on Lake James. Michael loved spending time with his family and friends.
Those left to cherish the memories of Michael include his wife of 25 years, Jennifer Lackey Rockette; son, Brandon Michael Rockette; father, Everette Rockette Jr.; mother, Rebecca Hollifield; brothers, Eric Rockette and wife Krista and Matthew Rockette and wife Melanie; father and mother-in-law, Ron and Ann Lackey.
A visitation will be held Saturday, September 2, 2023, at Alexander Funeral Service from 10:00 am to 10:45 am. A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 2, 2023, in the Alexander Funeral Service Chapel at 11:00 am. Rev. William Kanupp will officiate.
The family will accept flowers.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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