Ernest Alton Rochelle, 74 of Maple Hill, died Wednesday November 18, 2020 at New Hanover Hospital in Wilmington.
Ernest was born June 10, 1946 to the late Warren and Mami Leary Rochelle. He was preceded in death by his infant brother, Norman Rochelle and brother, Norwood Rochelle.
Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Padgett Family, Padgett Road, Maple Hill with Reverend Ted Jones officiating.
Ernest is survived by his sister, Peggy Rochelle Bryan (Warren), brother, Bryan Rochelle and Roger Rochelle(Patsy) all of Maple Hill. Also surviving his loving nieces and nephews.
Earnest was a person that when you see him he was always full of life. He never met a stranger. He loved the mountains, he enjoyed his bluegrass music and he loved to dance. Now he is doing all this in heaven, with his love one's and is with his heavenly father. Ernest was one of a kind. He may be gone but left behind his legacy with all his family and with friends he cherished so much. love you brother, until we meet again.
Funeral arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home in Jacksonville.
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