Obituary of Terrence John Rattlesnake
September 5, 1981 - July 6, 2022
With heavy hearts, the family are deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of the beloved Terrence John “TJ” Rattlesnake on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at the age of 40 years. He was a beautiful brother, father, son, uncle and friend.
TJ was a genuine soul who loved his family and friends dearly. He was born and raised in Calgary, AB and attended Lord Beaverbrook High School. He possessed great workmanship in his skilled trade as a roofer. He worked alongside his brothers and enjoyed his favorite pastime with them too as an avid online gamer. He lived to be a father to his only daughter, the joy of his life.
TJ is survived by his daughter Tanaya; his parents, Leslie Rattlesnake and Bruce (Emma) Lee, his step-father, Guyasodo Jacobs; his grandparents Andy (Marion) McGillis and Christine Starlight; his siblings, Barrett (Jessica), Aaron Angus (Adrienne), Dakota, Christine, Jason, Nancy, Sharlene, Cheryl & Sandra; his cousins, Craig, Chad, Kelly, Kayla, Brittany & Jethro; his uncles, Jimmy & Derek, as well as his numerous nieces, nephews and friends. TJ was predeceased by his grandparents John & Sylvia Lee; brother Tyson Rattlesnake; aunt Cynthia (Cindy) Starlight-McGillis; cousins, Cash Starlight and Monty Dodginghorse.
He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by family and friends in Calgary, Tsuu T’ina and Maskwacis.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McInnis & Holloway (Deerfoot South, 12281 40th Street SE, Calgary, AB) on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Funeral Services to follow at 2:00 p.m. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.
In living memory of Terrence Rattlesnake, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.