Mr. Preston Jermaine Rockett was the only child born to Gregory Lewis and Jacqueline Rockett on January 12, 1985.
Preston was preceded in his death by his grandmothers Freddie Joy Rockett and Annie B. Cruise, one aunt Carlette Holmes, six uncles Robert Holmes, Carlos Holmes, Jerry Holmes, Willie Charles Holmes, Leroy Holmes, Lue Wille Holmes, and a beloved cousin Trevaun Lockett.
Preston educational background included attendance at A. M Jackson, Governor French Academy and Belleville East High School and he earned college credits from Southwestern Community College. Preston was currently employed at Carter Water Construction Materials and he loved playing chess. Preston was a nice caring person who chose to see and believe the best in everyone.
Preston greatest joy in his life time was the birth of his son, he was overjoyed when he was born. He was there from the first day he was born until his departure. He was a respectful young man. It is very unfortunate
Preston is survived by his loving son Preston Rockett, Jr. of Fairview Heights, IL, his mother, Jacqueline Rockett of Fairview Heights, IL. father Gregory Lewis of E. St. Louis, IL, grandfather Demetrius Goodrich of O’fallon, IL., aunts Chrisshawn Smith of Fairview Heights, IL. and Demetria Goodrich of Roxanna, IL, uncles Richard Rockett of Urbana, IL. , Frederick Rockett of Belleville, IL, Byron and Darwin Rockett both of Lincoln, Nebraska, Vernon Harris of Fairview Heights, IL. Special friends, Rachel Click (mother of his child) and Bresha Gordan, a host of cousins and friends.
Visitation Friday, April 29, 2016 6-8pm at the Chapel
Service Saturday, April 30, 2016 11am at Teat Chapel