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Don Rochelle July 2, 1961 - April 8, 2020

Don Rochelle, 58, passed away on April 8, 2020 in Memphis, Tennessee. Twin Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Donnie worked at Hershey’s for 22 years and Fedex for 2 years. His coworkers called him Roche. He always joked around with them all. He loved to ride his 4 wheeler and his golf cart with his dog Peppy. He loved all his dogs, Tangy, Cooter, and Coco.

Donnie always said he did not need to go on vacation anywhere he had everything he needed right at home where he could swim, ride 4 wheeler/ golf cart, hunt and fish. He loved to swim in his pool and take late night swims with his wife. He loved to go to amusement parks in his younger years he was a dare devil. He loved music and played the guitar when he was young. He loved to joke with everyone. He had a great since of humor. He liked to send his brother Eddie jokes when they were working. Donnie was a very smart electrician and mechanic; He helped build his brother Eddie’s house and his nephew Ryan’s. He loved his nephews Alan and Ryan and taught them to fish and rode 4 wheelers with them. He was always a big help to his brother David and mother, Geraldine. He tried to help everyone when he could. Donnie loved his two great nieces Zoe and Cali, he always made them laugh. He made everyone laugh. He was a joy to be around. He will be dearly missed. He had a deep love for the Lord. He was very knowledgeable of the Bible and spoke of it often.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ira Daniel Rochelle.

He leaves his wife of 38 years, Tonia Rochelle; mother, Geraldine Rochells; brothers, David Rochelle and Eddie (Terri) Rochelle; his nephews, Alan Rochelle, Ryan (Charity) Rochelle; 2 great nieces, Zoe and Cali Rochelle.

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    Randy McCammon says

    I worked with Don at FedEx. He had an innate ability to create smiles in those around him. He was able to de-stress the room he was in with his humorous comments. He loved this job like the rest of us do but he would always say he was going to ” quit this rinky dinky job” and got the rest of saying it too. His work ethic and sense of humor is already sorely missed.

    I look forward to seeing him again in Heaven.
    Randy McCammon (Randy2)

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