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“Lisa & Bugs, I am so sorry about the loss you have suffered & will continue to suffer. However, I know that you know that Grady is celebrating with...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Donna Camby - Pacolet, SC

“There are so many memeories of "Shady" Grady. There just isn't enough words to express them all. When I think of him I think of the gentle giant. He...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Bobby & Suzanne Woods - SC

“BUGS, LISA AND FAMILY , MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF YOU . GOD WILL GIVE YOU ALL COMFORT AND PEACE . LOVE YA ALL. COTTON KIRBY ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: TERESA L. ( COTTON) KIRBY - SC

“Grady will be missed setting up in front of us on Sunday Morning and Night. He was such a Nice Gentle Christian Man. What a wonderful peace it is to...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Teresa Patty & Family - Pacolet, SC

“Grady was a very special man. He spoke to me everytime I saw him. Most of the time he would call me Sir just to get my reaction. He knew how to make...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Donna Steadman - Boiling Springs, SC

“My heart goes out to Bugs, Lisa, and all the family. Mr.Grady was a wonderful man, very caring, and would do anything for anybody. When my Dad passed...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Sandy Fowler Fields - Duncan, SC

“I chose to place a blue candle in Mr. Rochesters memory and in honor of Autism. I will always remember seeing him at the Carolina Miracle League...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Cindy Varner - Inman, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. I thought so highly of Grady and had a lot of respect for him. He was a...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Sandy Turney


Grady Marion Rochester, 78, of Pacolet Mills, SC, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at his home. Born August 18, 1934, in Jonesville, SC, he was the son of the late Ezell and Camilla Fowler Rochester.

Mr. Rochester was a member of Brown's Chapel Baptist Church, retired from the SC Department of Corrections, was a 50-year member of Jonesville Masonic Lodge #139, and a former member of the SC National Guard.

Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Louise Cook Rochester; daughter, Lisa T. Anderson of Pacolet; grandchildren, Brandon Turner and Hanna Grace Anderson; and sisters, Betty Ward, Mary Jo White, and Rita Webber, all of Jonesville.

Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday, December 13, 2012, at Floyd's Pacolet Chapel. A graveside service will be conducted at 12:00 Noon Friday, December 14, 2012, in Pacolet Memorial Gardens, by the Rev. Ralph Jett and the Rev. Dr. Tim Fowler.

Honorary escort will be members of the Sr. Men's Sunday School Class.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Brown's Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 396, Pacolet Mills, SC; or Family Connection of SC, (serving families of children with special health care needs), 1650 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307.

The family is at the home.

Floyd's Pacolet Chapel

Funeral Home
The J. F. Floyd Mortuary
235 North Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306
Tel. (864) 582-5451

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