Carroll Eugene Cockrell, 71, of Stony Point, N.C., passed away at home Friday, May 21, 2021, after an extended illness. He was born November 24,1949, in Iredell County, N.C., to the late Dewey Franklin Cockrell and the late Jeanne Elizabeth Patterson Cockrell.
Carroll enjoyed going to watch the grandchildren play ball and summertime gardening. He was of Christian faith.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Janice Adams Cockrell of the home; one son, Adam Cockrell (Hannah Schaffer) of Hiddenite; one daughter, Kylie Cockrell Hamby and husband Todd of Stony Point; two grandchildren, Ava and Kyla Hamby; three brothers, Willie Cockrell and wife Debi of Hiddenite, Charlie Cockrell of Hillsborough, and Steve Cockrell and wife Pat of Stony Point; two sisters, Mimi White of Taylorsville and Peggy Rumbold of Stony Point.
A graveside service will be conducted Monday May 24, 2021 at New Salem Presbyterian Church cemetery at 4 p.m. Rev. Tony Bunton will officiate. There will not be a formal visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.
Chapman Funeral Home is serving the Carroll Cockrell family.
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Mrs. Cockrell, Jerica just now informed me that your dear husband died on May 21. Oh, he was the nicest patient I have ever had. The last time he was in the hospital, when I walked into his room, he looked at me and said,” Do you remember me?” And, I replied, “Yes, I do!”
Do you know my story of a little girl who lived up the street from me when I was little,,, her name is Carol Cockrell and her father was our mailman!!
Please accept my deepest sympathy. Y’all have a special place in my heart. We all 3 have had great conversations while I was giving your dear husband aerosol treatments! I loved hearing about your daycare stories!
Live in Friendship- Yvonne Trice, Respiratory Therapist
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