COCKERELL, JIM ROE SR.
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70, of Louisville, KY, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Norton Hospital.
He was a native of Spencer county, and always loved farming. He was a retired sewing machine operator for Riney Bedding Co., where he worked for 14 years. He loved to fish and tend to his garden; and was an excellent carpenter.
He is predeceased by his loving wife of 30 years, Arlene S. Cockerell.
Survivors include his daughter, Patricia Redfern; his sons, Jimmy R. Cockerell Jr. (Margaret), Dwayne Cockerell (Diane), Timothy Cockerell (Karen) and Ernest Cockerell (Jenny); sister, Cynthia Smith; brother, Bob Cockerell Sr; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and his dear brother-in-law, Bernard Stayton.
Funeral services will be held Monday at noon at J.B. Ratterman & Sons, 2114 West Market Street, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. Saturday, and 1-8 p.m. Sunday.
J.B. Ratterman & Sons - Portland
2114 West Market Street
Louisville, KY 40212
Published in The Courier-Journal on Jan. 4, 2013