Wayne "Rocky"  Whetzel

Wayne "Rocky" Whetzel

1979 - 2017

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Wayne Nathaniel “Rocky” Whetzel, 38, of Pascagoula, Mississippi, formerly of Morgantown, WV passed away at his home on June 24, 2017. Rocky was born in Morgantown on January 17, 1979.

Rocky proudly served his country to defend the freedoms we all enjoy today in the United States Army; serving two tours in Korea and one tour in Iraq. In his spare time, Rocky enjoyed working with his hands, especially woodworking and had a passion for hunting and fishing.

Rocky is survived by his parents: David W. Whetzel and his wife Leanna Jo of Pentress and Debra K. Sampson Hoskins and her husband Ed of Laurel Point; brothers Jason Whetzel and his wife Erica and JW Haught; sister Tiffany Haught; nieces: Mollie, Haley, and Faithlyn; and nephew Tyler and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

 Rocky was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Virgil and Helen Whetzel and his maternal grandparents: Tony and Josephine Sampson.

In honoring Rocky’s wishes, McCulla Funereal Home provided cremation services and the family held a private memorial service on part of his family’s farm where his remains were placed near the pond. McCulla Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Wayne "Rocky" Whetzel

1979 - 2017

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