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Nicholas Dale Rocheleau

January 13, 1971 ~ October 16, 2020 (age 49)

Obituary

Dalzell, SC…Nicholas "Nick" Dale Rocheleau, age 49, beloved husband of Christie Sturkey Rocheleau, died on Friday, October 16, 2020.

 

Born on January 13, 1971 in Berlin, Germany, he was the son of Ken Rocheleau and the late Bernice Henson Rocheleau. Nick was a loving and devoted husband and father and will be dearly missed by all. His true love in life was spending time with his family.

 

Nick served his country in the US Air Force and retired after twenty-four years of service. While on active duty, he was a flight line supervisor and instructor. Following his retirement, he went on to work as a government contractor at Shaw Air Force Base. Nick was a computer wizard and was always helping his coworkers when it came to technology. He was a member of a veterans motorcycle group from Shaw Air Force Base. The family attends Alice Drive Baptist Church.

 

In addition to his wife Christie of Dalzell and father Ken of Charlevoix, MI surviving are: one daughter, Abigail Rocheleau of Dalzell; one sister, Sarah Rocheleau and husband Derek Woodgate of Charlevoix, MI; one niece, Lily Woodgate of Charlevoix, MI; father-in-law, Marion Sturkey of Plum Branch, SC; mother-in-law, Agnes Sturkey of Wilmington, NC; one uncle, Alec Roy Henson and his wife Ann of England; one aunt, Josephine Parry and her husband Colin of England, and two cousins, Clare Houghton and Kate Halfpenny both of England.

 

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 12:00 noon at the Alice Drive Baptist Church with Dr. Clay Smith officiating. The interment with full military honors will be held in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery at 2:00 pm.

 

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 11:00-12:00 pm, one hour prior to the service, at Alice Drive Baptist Church and other times at the home from 1:00-5:00 pm.

 

The family request that those in attendance of the services please practice social distancing and wear a mask.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the America Cancer Society, 200 Center Pointe Circle, Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29210.

 

You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family’s guest book.

 

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 22, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Alice Drive Baptist Church
1305 Loring Mill Road
Sumter , SC 29150

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 22, 2020

12:00 PM
Alice Drive Baptist Church
1305 Loring Mill Road
Sumter , SC 29150
 

Video is available for this event



Committal
Thursday
October 22, 2020

2:00 PM
Ft. Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Rd
Columbia, SC 29229

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