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Robert Peyton Rochelle, age 66, passed away on July 15, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.Â Â A memorial service is scheduled forÂ Thursday, July 18Â at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville fromÂ 4-6 p.m.Â Â He was a member of First Baptist Church and retired from Zebco Motor Guide where he was a Materials Manager for 30 years.Â
Those who knew him know he attended more funerals than he ever felt comfortable with and he would like his friends to see his death as a celebration of his life.Â
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Jackie Palmateer Rochelle; 1 brother; 1 sister; a maternal aunt and several cousins.Â Â He was preceded in death by his parents, Rado Rochelle and Lois Tipton Rochelle Pollard.Â
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.Â
VisitÂ www.welchfuneralhomes.comÂ web site to sign the on line guest register.