Cockerill, Robert M.; age 75; passed away on April 10, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on October 21, 1938 in Almont, the son of the late Robert and Nellie (Moran) Cockerill. Bob is survived by his wife of 55 years, Lorraine; his children, Pam (Bud) Burns of Kalkaska, Sheryl (Jim) Dombrowski of South Boardman, Darla (Rory) Babcock of Kalkaska, Dawn (Rick) Bergen of Port Huron and Chad (Trisha) Cockerill of Mancelona; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and his siblings, Lelah (Fred) Barrigar of Roscommon, Yvonne Eckhorn of Mancelona, Don( Donna) Cockerill of Richmond, Thomas Winn and William Winn all of Memphis. Preceding Bob in death is his infant son, Timothy Cockerill; and his brother, Stanley Cockerill. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Navy
. He married Lorraine Hebel on August 9, 1958 in New Haven. Bob retired from Ford Motor Company in Mt. Clemens in 1987. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and loved spending time with family and friends. The family will be planning a celebration at a later date. Condolences can be left for the family at wolfeoneill.com
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