Rocky Bratcher 1959-2021
Rocky Leon Bratcher Sr. took the Lord’s hand and crossed into Heaven on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at the age of 61.
Rocky was born and raised in Tulare County, California, where he spent more than a decade driving a semi-truck as well as volunteering as a firefighter. He and his family moved to Birmingham, Ala., in 1996 and later moved to Kansas in 2003. He was a member of SOLID Christian Church.
He was the son of JoAnn (Rosales) and LeeRoy Bratcher.
Rocky married his high school sweetheart, Rebecca (Becky) Robinson, on Jan. 17, 1979. They were married for 42 years.
Together they raised their three boys, Rocky Bratcher Jr., married to Kendra, of Holton, Randy Bratcher, married to Angela, of Topeka, and Ricky Bratcher, married to Therese, of Allen, and niece Michelle Wallace, married to Stephen, of Washburn, Mo. He has 15 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and 15 nieces and nephews. He has two surviving siblings, Tammy Cole of Bridgeville, Del., and Monty Bratcher of Kittitas, Wash. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Kenny Bratcher, of Tipton, Calif.
Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, March 5, under the direction of Mercer Funeral Home, 1101 W. Fourth St., Holton. Brody Bliss will be officiating. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.mercerfuneralhomes.com