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Roland Darrell Cockman

Born: Mon., Sep. 15, 1947
Died: Sun., Dec. 4, 2016

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Dec. 07, 2016
Location: Browns Chapel Christian Church

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Roland Darrell Cockman 69, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his family.


Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Brown's Chapel Christian Church, with the Reverend Jeff Karnes and Reverend Mike Holyfield officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow in church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service and at other times at the home of his daughter, Rhonda.


Darrell was a native of Moore County.   He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Darrell worked at Millikan and Standard Mineral as well as doing electrical work for many people. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them, especially his granddaughters.  Darrell enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and canning the fresh vegetables. He was Papa Cockman to many children that were at the daycare near his home, he gave away alot of chewing gum.  Darrell’s joy was helping others, sharing his time to benefit many people.


Darrell was a son of the late Roland Harrison and Margaret Scott Cockman and was preceded in death by   brother-in-law: Vernon Hussey.


Darrell is survived by daughter: Rhonda Hussey and husband Pelley, of Robbins; granddaughters: Presley and Miley: sisters: Etheline Hussey, Virginia Nall and husband Steve; brothers:  Kenny Cockman, Ronnie Cockman, Stanley Cockman and wife Ginger; and many nieces, nephews and friends.


Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Cockman  family.


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   Posted Mon December 05, 2016
My deepest condolences to the family, may you find comfort in prayer and the beautiful words of Isaiah 25:8 where God promises us that He will soon eliminate all death and suffering. Acts 24:15 speaks of a resurrection, a time when God will reunite us with our loved ones again! I hope this helps bring some comfort in this time of sorrow.

Tim & Teresa Page
   Posted Mon December 05, 2016
Rhonda, We are very sorry for you lose of your dad... He as a great man and a friend for many years... He will be missed very much.. You are in our prayers ... Much Love to you and you Family....

Melissa Wiseman
   Posted Mon December 05, 2016
Dear Rhonda I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your precious daddy. I pray for peace and comfort during this very difficult time for you, Pelly and those two precious girls. If we can do anything please don't hesitate to ask.

Mack Burton
   Posted Mon December 05, 2016
Rhonda, Your dad and I enjoyed a lot of good times in the past. I am sorry for your loss. Darrell was a good man

Eugene Horner
   Posted Mon December 05, 2016
Darrell I have known you all my life and your family also. Rest in peace my friend.

Beverly Garner Culler
   Posted Tue December 06, 2016
So sorry to hear this news of Cousin Darrell, He was a great Cousin, always smiling and happy , He loved his Family always talking about them. We had good times together at our Grandmother's house years ago. We will miss him , May God bless and comfort you at this time.

A friend of the Family
   Posted Tue December 06, 2016
The few times l was around Darrell resulted in a lot of good memories.Sorry I have not been around any of his family for years. I remember his 57 Fords in the early years and later ,his Mach1.Like it was stated in his obituary he was willing to do favors for friends, I remember he helped me move an old piano once on his Chevy truck. I only had to ask once. I remember riding by the house as he was staking the Cow for a days grazing. He would throw his hand up and smile.My heart goes out to his entire family.He will be missed. It makes me wish I had stopped by more over the years. A friend of the Family.

Robert and Marie McFayden
   Posted Tue December 06, 2016
May God comfort you as you mourn the loss of your loved one.

cindy nelson
   Posted Tue December 06, 2016
So sorry to here of your loss. Darrell was a special person and would do anything he could to help one out. Your family is is my thoughts and prayers.

Cathy Davis
   Posted Wed December 07, 2016
I first met Darrell when I was a young girl. I went to church with my grandma and his family went there. He was always an humble person and did everything for anybody. He wired our house when we moved here. I am so sorry for your loss. Enjoyed seeing him at church and hearing his testimonies of how God was good to him. I know you will miss him but he is rejoicing with Jesus and he loved his family .You will see him again. We love you

Wayne and Joyce Frye
   Posted Wed December 07, 2016
Condolences to the family, nobody will ever understand the dark things Darrell probably saw in his army days. We hope no one else will ever have to walk a mile in those shoes. Blessings to him, his daughter and his grand kids.

Wayne and Joyce Frye
   Posted Wed December 07, 2016
Darrell, thank you for your honorable service!!