JACKSONVILLE - Reuben Rochelle, 82, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Liberty Commons.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel with Revs. Drew Parker and Damon Lee officiating. Burial will follow at the Reuben Rochelle Cemetery.
Mr. Rochelle retired from the NC DOT after 39 years of service.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Georgia Turner Rochelle of the home; one son, Ronnie J. Rochelle and his wife, Waynette of Jacksonville; two grandsons, Robert and Logan Rochelle; one great-grandson, Riley Rochelle; three sisters, Elaine Johnson and Julia Swinson, both of Jacksonville and Vertie "Susie" Stauhler of Pa.; and one brother, Linwood Rochelle of Jacksonville.
The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Electronic condolences may be left for the family at jonesfh.org.