Mr. John Conwell Rockett III passed away Wednesday afternoon October 2, 2019. He was was born June 19, 1961 in Birmingham, Alabama to John C. Rockett Jr. and Kay Francis Shackelford Rockett. Jay was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved spending all of his time outdoors. Jay worked for several years as an installation supervisor for a Telecommunications Incorporated and later retired from Jefferson County due to health-related issues. Jay was a member of Darlington Baptist Church and recently re-committed his life to Christ
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Jessie P. and Lucille Shackelford and his paternal grandparents John C. Rockett and Alta Mae Rockett Brooks. He is also preceded in death by his father John C. Rockett Jr. and stepfather Edgar Aldridge.
He is survived by his mother Kay Aldridge of Birmingham; brother, Jimmy (Dana) Rockett of Birmingham; wife, Karan Fuller Rockett of Darlington; son, Jonathan Rockett; daughter, Jessica (Garrett) Miller of Darlington; and five grandchildren, Kiley Edwards, Addalynne Miller, Ty Miller, Arya Rockett, and Reese Miller.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, October 13, 2019 beginning at 3:00 p.m. at Darlington Baptist Church, 4751 State Highway 2 East Westville, Florida. A time of visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m.