October 10 1942 October 12 2019
William Christian Cockrill, age 77, of Adams, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at his home. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 3:30pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Joe Rushing and Billy Vogle officiating. Burial of Mr. Cockrill’s cremains will follow in the Bellwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 1pm until the hour of service at 3:30pm. Mr. Cockrill was born October 10, 1942 in Nashville to the late Charles V. and Mary Johnston Cockrill, Sr. He worked as a Land Surveyor and was a member of the Connell Memorial Methodist Church. He was an active member of the TN KY Thresherman’s Association, the Adams Community Club and the Adams Fisherman’s Club. In addition to his parents Mr. Cockrill is preceded in death by his brothers, Benjamin Franklin Cockrill and Charles V. Cockrill, Jr., sister, Mary Kinsbury Cockrill, and sons-in-law, Kevin Lawrence and John Morgan. Mr. Cockrill is survived by his wife, Sharon Ensley Cockrill; sons, William Christian Cockrill, Jr. of Hendersonville and Jeffrey Wall and Jonathan Wall, both of Adams; daughters, Tracy Cockrill Lawrence of Goodlettsville and Stephanie (Mark) Wall Morgan of Hendersonville; sister, Polly (Ron) Cockrill Ingram of Adams; seven grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Adams Fishermen’s Club. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell. Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements. AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME- 509 WALNUT STREET, SPRINGFIELD, TN (615) 384-1000 To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Chris Cockrill please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Chris Cockrill October 10 1942 October 12 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Greenbrier, state: Tennessee