James Harvey Rochester

James Harvey Rochester

Montevallo

James Harvey Rochester, 85, of Montevallo passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 in Alabaster. Mr. Rochester was very involved in the community of Montevallo. He was a member of the McCoy Bible Class at Montevallo First United Methodist Church, and he was a merchant in Montevallo for 54 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther F. and Clara B. Rochester; brothers and sisters, J.M., Jack, Kenneth and Jimmy Rochester, Betty Jo Cottingham and Sandra Cook. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Hazel Davidson Rochester; son, Joel H. Rochester (Jerrie); brother, Leldon Rochester; granddaughter, Jennifer Rochester; and grandson, Jonathan Rochester.

Funeral services will be held at Rockco Funeral Home, Montevallo, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Rick Evans, Dr. Brian Wyatt and Rev. Buddy Freeman officiating. He will lie in state one hour prior to the service and will be laid to rest at Montevallo City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, send donations to Montevallo First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 72, Montevallo, AL 35115. Please share condolences online at Rockcofuneralhomes.com.