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James Wayne Cockrell

August 29, 2018
James Wayne Cockrell
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Obituary for James Wayne Cockrell

James Wayne Cockrell, 50, died Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 31, 2018 at Lakeside Presbyterian Church with burial following in Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Lakeside Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Cockrell was born on April 2, 1968, in Jackson, the son of the late James Isom Cockrell and Ann Dean Cockrell. A dedicated law enforcement officer, Mr. Cockrell worked for 28 years in the profession he loved. Mr. Cockrell was currently at Lieutenant with the Reservoir Police Department where he had served for the last 22 ½ years.
An avid outdoorsman, he loved to deer hunt. He will be most remembered as a loving husband, a beloved father and a cherished brother, and loved being a papaw to Mari Carter.
Survivors include his loving wife, Suzanne Cockrell of Jackson; son, Christopher Wayne Cockrell of Clinton; step-children, Chase Stevens, Carlie Johnson (Tyler) both of Inverness, MS; and Ryan Fowler of Brandon; brother, Travis Newton Cockrell and his daughter, Anna Tatum Cockrell both of Jackson.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

30

Aug

6:00 PM 8/30/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/30/2018 8:00:00 PM
Lakeside Presbyterian Church

2070 Spillway Rd
Brandon, MS 39047

Lakeside Presbyterian Church
2070 Spillway Rd Brandon 39047 MS
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

31

Aug

2:00 PM 8/31/2018 2:00:00 PM
Lakeside Presbyterian Church

2070 Spillway Rd
Brandon, MS 39047

Lakeside Presbyterian Church
2070 Spillway Rd Brandon 39047 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lakewood Memorial Park Final Resting Place

6000 Clinton Blvd
Jackson, MS 39209

6000 Clinton Blvd Jackson 39209 MS
United States
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