Rochelle M. Pigott
January 03, 1963 - July 22, 2021
On Thursday July 22, 2021, Rochelle Pigott passed away peacefully at his home in Bogalusa, Louisiana. He was 58 years old. He was born January 3, 1963 to Samuel (Sammy) Pigott and the late Octavia Morris Pigott.
Rochelle Pigott joined Center Baptist Church at a young age under the leadership of the Rev. Linwood Bolton, Sr.
Rochelle was a graduate of Varnado High School Class of 1981. After high school, he began working with Odeco Offshore, later he worked doing roofing jobs with Bro. Joe Morris. He thought that he was a " Jack of all trades" doing construction work with Dec. Lavell Galloway. He was a master chef when it came to frying fish at family cookouts.
He will be missed by many at the service station in Varnado, Louisiana, sitting on the newspaper stand, saying "Let me hold something." After his health failed him, he was ministered to daily by Sis. Velma Jones.
Rochelle leaves to cherish his memories: his father; Samuel Pigott; a daughter, Michelle Raine, two sisters; Dmetria Pigott(Sammy) Peters of Poplarville, MS and Shywanda Galloway of Edmond, OK; two grandsons, DeMonei and DeMarri McNair of Petal, Mississippi,; four aunts; Geardean Pigott and Debra Morris of Bogalusa, LA; Anita Morris of Varnado, LA and Ella Morris of Chicago, IL; uncles; Delaura (Angela) Morris of Varnado, Will Peters of Bogalusa, La and Julius Pigott of Mansfield, Ohio; nieces, Brenetria (Jason) Helmsteadter United States Marine Corps of Snead-Ferrie, NC, Brittney Pigott of San Deigo, CA, Latonya Galloway of San Antonio, TX and Jalisa Galloway of Edmond, NC; one nephew U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Brucous ( Amanda) Pigott, a host of great nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. His special Friends: Pamela Edwards, Gregory Graves, and Bobby Lee Foster.
He was preceded in death by his mother, paternal grandparents and maternal grandparents, uncle, Herman Morris and aunts, Ovida Morris and Elois Pigott.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM on July 31, 2021 at Cook-Richmond Funeral Home in Bogalusa, Louisiana.