Scott Rochester
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Saturday
15
June

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Chapel of Crisp Funeral Home
669 Highway 19 South
Bryson City, North Carolina, United States
828-488-3222
Saturday
15
June

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Chapel of Crisp Funeral Home
669 Highway 19 South
Bryson City, North Carolina, United States
828-488-3222

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.

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