Shawn N. Rockefeller, 46, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Shawn N. Rockefeller, 46, Watertown, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, due to a motorcycle accident in the town of Theresa.

Born Dec. 28, 1972, in Watertown, the son of James D. and Marcia Keller Rockefeller Sr., he graduated from Carthage Central School.

In 1999 he entered the US Army at Fort Drum, NY, and served with the Cavalry Scouts until being discharged in 2001.

After his service he worked at the New York Air Brake as a machine operator.

He enjoyed motorcycle riding and the Dallas Cowboys.

Surviving are his wife Kristina VanKoughnett Rockefeller, Watertown; a daughter, Haileejo Rockefeller, Texas; his mother, Marcia Rockefeller Sharp, Texas; a brother, James D. (Carrie) Rockefeller, Jr., Kernersville, NC; a sister, Krystal Rockefeller, Black River, NY; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his father, James Rockefeller, Sr.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday Sept. 21, 2019, at the Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter, with Rev. Don Briant officiating. Military Honors will be given at that time. A Celebration of Life will immediately follow at the American Legion in Sackets Harbor.

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