Orlando Jessie Bockover of St. James died Friday, June 15, 2012, in the Rolla Manor Care Center at the age of 84. Jessie was born on February 6, 1928, at Paydown. He is the son of the late George and Georgia Price Bockover.
Surviving Jessie is his wife Alicia Dela Cruz Bockover, four sons Jessie Lee Bockover of St. James, and James, Bobby, and Leroy Bockover all of Cuba, and two daughters Vera Valley of Rolla and Darlene Summers of Potosi. Also surviving is a sister Julia Branson of Belle, a brother Billy Ray Bockover of Kansas, and a sister in law Dalia Tiede of Vichy. There are 9 grand children and 12 great grand children.
Jessie is preceded in death by a grandson Matthew and a son in law Walter Summers. Also preceding Jessie are 2 brothers Chester and Richard Bockover, a sister Dorothy Bockover, brother in law Donald "Mac" Branson, Sr., nephew Donald Branson, Jr., and niece June Ann Bockover.
Funeral services for Jessie will be held on Monday, June 18,2012 at 11am from Sassmann Chapel in Belle. Visitation will be from 9:30am until service time. Interment will be at the Skaggs Chapel Cemetery.