Damarius Rockett

01/22/1994 - 09/26/2021

Obituary For Damarius Rockett

Demarius KeShaun Rockett was born November 22, 1994 in Jackson, MS to Kirista Anderson and Dickie Greer. He entered into eternal rest on September 26, 2021.

Damarius confessed his life to Christ at an early age and became a member of Goodman Missionary Baptist Church. He also served as an usher and choir member of for several years.

"Toog", as he was called by many, was a graduate of Williams-Sullivan High School Class of 2013. There he became a talented basketball player and received awards for MVP, Best Offensive and Best All-Around Player. As a player on the WSH Yellow Jackets boys' basketball team, they won several district championships, which led to several appearances to the MHSAA State Championship play-off games. He was later awarded a basketball scholarship and attended Holmes Community College. He loved sports, especially basketball which became his favorite pastime. He spent most of his summers at basketball camps or on an AAU basketball team to what he loved.

He never met a stranger and loved spending time with his family. He was always kind hearted and loved helping others.

Damarius was preceded in death by his grandfather; Jessie Greer; Aunt; Nora Phillips; Uncles; WC Greer and Jesse Greer.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories; his loving parents; Kirista (Tom) Anderson; father; Dickie Greer; daughter; Erial Summeral; son; Dalas Rockett; brothers, Dairrian (Tank) Greer, Jacobs Greer and Javarion D'Montae Randle, Kylan Anderson; sisters; Robbre'cka Kierra Quarles and Kinslee Greer, Jazmine Anderson, Sydni Anderson; grandmothers; Ruby Pitts and Leora Greer; grandfathers; Henry Joyce and Ezell Young (Willie), aunts; Mary Brown, Louise(Luther)Levy, Jennie Greer, Mary (Johnny) Mason, Erma (Calvin) Rabb, Alice Bayne, Joann Lewis and Sally (Rick) Parks; uncles; Kenneth (Connie) Rockett, Donald (Valorie) Young, Deon (Janice) Young, Henry Lee (Diana) Greer, James Douglas (Mary Linda) Greer, JW Greer, Danny (Sole) Greer, and Eddie Allen (Alice); special aunts; Sandra Young, Emma Milton and Catherine Allen; Godson; Damario Brown; friend; Markaysia Pate; a host of cousins and friends. PLACE OF SERVICE: Durant Baptist Church, Durant, MS

DATE OF SERVICE: Saturday 10/16/2021 at 10:00 a.m.

INTERMENT: Hillcrest Cemetery, Goodman, MS

VIEWING: Friday 10/15/2021 at 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Winters Funeral Home, Kosciusko, MS

Guest Book

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Johnathan Joyce

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On behalf of the WSH Class of 2013, we want to extend our condolences to the family of our friend and classmate. We pray that God gives you all strength and comforts your heart during this time. You all are in our prayers.

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Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

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