B. Warren Cocke
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, in San Bernardino, CA. He was born January 27, 1928 in San Bernardino, CA to Carl and Ethel Cocke.
Warren was a retired Police Chief of San Bernardino, Retired Director of Security for Stater Brother's and, currently serving as Vice President, City of San Bernardino Municipal Water Dept., Board of Water Commissioners.
He is survived by his loving wife Pat, daughters Karla Miller, Kathy (Tom) Walker, Karolyn Slezak (Jeff), pseudo-daughter, Stacey Aldstadt, and daughter-in-law Jill Cocke; sons Kenneth (Neang) Tath-Slezak, Rodney (Kathy) Cocke, nephew Clifford (Patsy) Smith; sister-in-laws Ruth (Richard) Freeman, Sybil (Charles) Bowyer, Nora (C.L.) Vineyard, 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Warren is preceded in death by his sons Craig Randall "Randy" Cocke and Kevin Bradley Cocke and sister Betty Brooks.
Memorial services are scheduled for Friday, April 25, 2014, 10:00 a.m. at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 5050 N. Sierra Way, San Bernardino, CA 92404. A reception to follow at church immediately after the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, Believe in Heroes Campaign, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. To leave a message on Warren's Memorial Page, please visit www.bobbittchapel.com.
Bobbitt Memorial Chapel
1299 E. Highland Avenue San Bernardino, CA 92404
Published in San Bernardino Sun on Apr. 19, 2014