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Jon Attaquin Pocknett III, 20, Indian Head
Jon Attaquin Pocknett III, 20, of Indian Head died Feb. 12, 2013.
Born Oct. 30, 1992, he was the son of Shirley Leavern Lucas and Jon Pocknett Jr.
He was known as “Jay,” “Musha” and “Baby Jon” by family and friends. He was the son his Dad had dreamed of having. He was educated in Charles County public schools and graduated from Maryland National Guard Freestate Academy. Some of the accomplishments in his life were being a member of the Maryland National Guard, receiving his diploma and applying for an electrical apprentice program. He also had an interest in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was employed by JPocknett Service and worked side-by-side with his dad. He was later employed by the United States Postal Service. He was gifted with his hands in many ways, as an electrician but also in carpentry. He was a strong, handsome and caring young man.
He enjoyed watching Ultimate Fighting Championship, musical instruments, fishing, crabbing and football. He especially loved family functions, such as going to the Poconos, cookouts, Disney World and visiting Massachusetts. He had a great interest in boats, but his greatest passion was his relationship with his brothers and family. His proudest moment was the day he beat his Dad in basketball.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, John Lucas and grandmother, Le Thi Lee.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his stepmother, Ursula Pocknett; brothers, Rico Cruz, Antonio Bruce, Andre’ Kelly and Darrell Kelly; grandparents, Jon Pocknett Sr., Delores Pocknett, Alexandria “NaNa” Pocknett, Walter Kelly and Katherine Kelly; great-grandmother, Nellie F. Jackson; aunts, Jackie Simms, Velma Lewis and Donna Coleman; uncle, Angelo Coleman; and many cousins.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service at noon March 1 at Thornton Funeral Home, Pomonkey. Burial will take place at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf.
Arrangements are being handled by Thornton Funeral Home.