Funeral services for 65-year old Rocky LaPointe are Friday, March 5, 2021 at 1:00 at the He Sapa New Life Church in Rapid City, SD, with Lyz Awe officiating.
Burial follows at 2:30 PM at the Pine Lawn Memorial Cemetery, also in Rapid City
A luncheon will be served following the graveside services.
Visitation will precede the funeral from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, also at the He Sapa New Life Church in Rapid City, SD
Rocky James LaPointe was born on June 29, 1955 in Rosebud, SD to Robert Wayne LaPointe and Sylvia May Jackson. Rocky made his journey to the Spirit World on February 25, 2021 at the Monument Health Home Plus Hospice in Rapid City, SD.
Rocky is survived by his daughter, Rochelle Swezey; brothers, William “Bill” Wilson and Thomas Wilson; sisters, Debbie Ader and Sherry Schuh; stepfather, Thomas Wilson, Sr.; uncle, Joe Jackson; grandchildren, Timothy Swezey, Jr., Tashina Swezey, Madisson Swezey, and Tristan Swezey; and special friend, Carol Goodman.
Rocky was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Wayne LaPointe and Sylvia May Jackson-LaPointe-Wilson; sister, Serena LaPointe Ackfeld; brother, Joseph “Joey” Wilson LaPointe; nephews, Logan Ackfeld and Joseph Resse Ader; niece, Laura Ackfeld; and maternal grandparents, Laura & Arthur Jackson.
Pallbearers will be Tim Swezey, Sr., Tom Wilson, Jr., Joseph Schuh, Jacob Schuh, Melvin McKnight, Daniel Ader, Jarrod Ader, and Jerry Ader.
Honorary pallbearers will be John LaPointe, Matt Ackfeld, William Wilson, Timothy Swezey, Jr., Tristan Swezey, Jackson Ovitt, Roger Ovitt, Laurie Hawkins, Kayla Coutouzis, Dave Milbrant & Family, Cindy Wilson & Family, The Hope Center, The Mission, and All Friends & Relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD