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Charles W. Rockett U.S. Navy WWII
Charles W. Rockett U.S. Navy WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 12/25/1925
Died On: 5/12/2011
Street Address: 67 Halsted Pl
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy - USS GLADIATOR AM-319, ENSIGN U.S. NAVY

Veteran Code: USN-231


BIOGRAPHY
 
Charles W. Rockett was born in New York in 1925. In Rye his family lived at 67 Halsted Pl. Charles was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1943. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

FROM 1943 TO 1944, V-12 CORNELL UNIVERSITY, ITHACA, NEW YORK. FROM 1945 TO 1948, ENSIGN U. S. NAVY, USS GLADIATOR AM-319. Rye High School Graduate, class of 1943

LCDR Charles W. Rockett, USN, (Ret.) SAN MARCOS -- LCDR Charles ''Chuck'' W. Rockett, USN, (Ret.), was relieved of watch on Thursday, May 12, 2011. He was born December 25, 1925 in New York City. Chuck served on the USS Missouri BB-63 1947 to 1950. He celebrated 35 years of sobriety with the fellowship of A.A. Chuck's main interest was working with Genealogy, not only for our family, but for others; he volunteered for A.A./ N.C.C.O. for many years. He also had a passion for golf and was an avid fan of the Padres and Chargers. He is survived by his wife, Jean Naef Rockett; daughters, Kathy Allen, Linda Rockett, Terri Rockett, and Peggi Armitstead; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A Memorial service will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, May 21, 2011 at San Marcos Lutheran Church, 3419 Grand Ave., San Marcos, Calif. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the memory of Charles W. Rockett, to: Alcoholics Anonymous ~ North County Central Office, 604 E. Vista Way, Vista, California, 92084. USA. Sign the Guest Book online obits.nctimes.com To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store. Published in North County Times on May 15, 2011.
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