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Buck Aaron Rockafellow

March 29, 1981 ~ April 1, 2019 (age 38)
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    Buck Aaron Rockafellow, 38, of St. Johns, MI, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019.

     Visitation will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. followed by a Memorial Service at 3:00 P.M. with Pastor Timothy Thompson officiating.

     Buck was born in Flint, MI on March 29, 1981, the son of Gary Dean and Lesley Clover (Spaulding) Rockafellow.

     Buck proudly served his country in the United States Army and was also active in fundraising for the Veterans Administration. Buck was a history buff especially interested in WWII. He had aspirations to become a teacher and had earned his certificate to substitute teach.

     He is survived by mother Lesley Rockafellow, siblings: Christy Idle,

 Nicole Rockafellow, Jeremy Goodman, Jennifer Ash, Courtney (Jared) Murry, Colt (Sara) Illian, Tristen (Chelsea) Rockafellow, Elijah Rockafellow, and step father Norman Illian.  He is also survived by aunts & uncles: Billie (Mike) Johnson, Cathy (Stacy) Whitener, Lee, Stan Rockafellow and Ann Sullinger, and many special nieces, nephews, cousins and very special friends.  Buck was preceded in death by his father, sister Brittaney Rockafellow, uncle Keith Rockafellow, and aunt Marilyn Rockafellow.

     Memorials may be made to Emmanuel House, (P.O. Box 28070, Detroit, Michigan, 48228) or the Buck Rockafellow go fund me account to help cover funeral expenses.  Online condolences may be made at The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.

Donations may be made to:

Emmanuel House
P.O. Box 28070, Detroit MI 48228

Go Fund Me Account to help with funeral Expenses

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