Duane Anthony Rockett
Duane Anthony Rockett
  • January 19, 1947 - April 28, 2016
  • Chicago, Illinois

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Duane was born on January 19, 1947 to Marion and Bennett Rockett in Harvey, Illinois. Duane was the second of three children born to this union.

He attended Thornton high school. After high school he went to the United States Army. After the Army he met and married Paulette Berry. Out of that union they had two girls, Monique and Toni.

Duane worked at the United States Post Office for 38 years before he retired. He took pride in his job and the ability to help others. He was a fun-loving and outgoing person who loved life. To know him was to love him.

He was preceded in death by both of his parents.

Duane made his transition on April 28, 2016.

Duane's legacy will live on in the hearts of his loving wife of 46 years, Paulette, his daughters Monique and Toni, five grandchildren; James, Ashli, Darien, Deja, Jordan, two great grandchildren; Amari and Jahkhi, siblings Crystal and Brian, mother-in-law Mattie Howard, sister-in-law Darlene (Herbert), brothers-in-law Russell (Ann) and Oliver (Carlotta) and a host of family and friends.

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.