Obituary of Scott Nathaniel Rochester
Scott Nathaniel (Rhino) Rochester, 48, of Bryson City went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, June 12, 2019. A native of Swain County, he was the son of Sarah Eller Rochester of Bryson City and the late Carl Edward Rochester.
He was a member of the 1988 Swain High State Championship Football Team and an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, James D. and Minnie B. Rochester; cousin, Denning Rochester; aunt, Carolyn Fortner and uncle, Jim Rochester.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 13 years, Wendy Rochester, children, Krisna Ashe (Rochester) and Matthew Rochester; brother, Chuck Rochester; cousin, Greg Fortner who was like a brother; and aunt, Gwendolyn Garrison; and many other aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday in the chapel of Crisp Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Rochester Family Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am Saturday at the funeral home.
Crisp Funeral Home was established in 1997 by Michael L. Crisp to better serve the families of Swain County and surrounding areas.
669 Highway 19 South - PO Box 1639
Bryson City, NC 28713
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