Frederick Lloyd Cockerell, 76, of Bellefontaine, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, April 15, 2018, at his residence.
He was born in Bellefontaine on June 28, 1941, a son of the late William L. Sr. and Evelyn Fornash Cockerell.
On July 27, 1989, he married Phyllis Sarah Chamberlain in Bellefontaine and she preceded him in death July 28, 2010. He also was preceded in death by twin sisters and a brother, Russell Cockerell.
He is survived by two sons, Larry (Sonya) Chamberlain of Indiana and Steven (Amy) Chamberlain of Urbana; two daughters, Sarah Cummings of San Diego, Calif., and Deb (Andy) Hughes of Bellefontaine; brothers, Bill Cockerell of Sidney and Steve Cockerell of Marion; nine grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Fred was a life member of Eagles Aerie 2166, Bellefontaine and enjoyed talking on his CB radio, fishing and watching WWE wrestling.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 19, in Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine, where visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18. Pastor Ron Irick officiates and burial is in Huntsville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.edsfh.com