William Henderson Brockett

December 22, 1937 - March 1, 2021

12/22/1937 - 03/01/2021

AULANDER, NC- William Henderson Brockett, age 83, of Arthur Majette Road, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021 at the Rich Square Health Care Center.

A native of Scotland, Mr. Brockett was born on December 22, 1937 to the late William Brockett and Grace Moffat Brockett in Glasgow, Scotland. William worked as a Radation Tech until his retirement and loved spending time with his five cats. Mr. Brockett enjoyed watching soccer games and had a wonderful sense of humor. Some of the fondest memories of Mr. Brockett were with his daughter attending concerts, specifically taking her to her first Rolling Stones concert at the age of 16. Mr. Brockett will always be remembered as a very welcoming person to everyone who came in contact with him and he will be greatly missed.

Along with his parents, William was preceded in death by his wife, Annette “Hen” Brockett, and his son Billy Brockett.

William is survived by his daughter, Laura Brockett of Aulander, NC; sister, Grace Walkinshaw and husband Gerry; brother, Jack Brockett; and five cats, Cleo, Malkie, Mog, Minky and Luna Brockett.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers. memorial contributions may be made to Paws of Hertford County, P.O Box 153, Murfreesboro, NC 27855 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Brockett family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Aniqua Tyler
1 year ago

Pops, you will be missed whole heartedly. In such a very short time you taught me so many wise things. I am proud to have known you & one day will met you again on the other side!!!

Amanda Armstrong
1 year ago

Though our time was short, you always made me feel welcome, not ever judging. I’ll carry our memories of shopping for birthday presents, and late night chitchats with me. You surely will be missed wholeheartedly. I know you’re looking down, watching and guiding. Truly, loved and truly blessed and forever missed.

Victor Hernandez
1 year ago

I don’t know where to begin. When I think back (decades) when I was still figuring out who I was, you opened your doors, judgement free, and accepted me for me. I will miss you stories from Scotland, rants of hating Trump, and your jokes. You were the dad I dreamed of having. You were an amazing person, with a heart of gold, and you will be truly missed.

Daisy Englander
1 year ago

William was a wonderful husband, father and friend. He was a true gentleman, a strong Scottish man, incredibly funny and kind man. He will be missed and loved. May he Rest In Peace and join Hen and Billy in heaven. Thank you for all the wonderful memories William!

Angela DeRubbio
1 year ago

Mr. Billy B! I will remember you for many things but most of all your cat like reflexes, being quick as a fox and your sense of humor in all things! Always good for a joke and a kind word (except the President), your Scottish accent and love of Scotland endeared you to me in more ways than you can imagine. The world was a better place because you were in it and it will seem a little darker now that you are gone. I will keep you close in my heart always! I know you are with Hen and Billy once again and you are happy. Until we meet again <3