Gordon L. Cockrell, 81, of Valley City, peacefully passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018. He was born in Fostoria, Ohio, the son of the late Frank and Wava (nee Williams) Cockrell.
Gordon is a U.S. Marine Veteran. He retired as a Captain from the 3rd District of the City of Cleveland Police Department.
Gordon is the beloved husband of 55 years to Kathryn (nee Johnson); loving father of Susan (Louis) Courey, Brian (Karen Sheehan, MD) Cockrell and Jennifer Cockrell; cherished grandfather of Brennan Cockrell, Sydney Courey, Kaelin Cockrell and Hailey Courey; dear brother of Larry (Judy) Cockrell and the late Linda Franczyk and Ronald Cockrell; adored uncle of many.
As per family request, all services for Gordon will be private. He will be laid to rest at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery with Honors.
Memorial contributions in Gordon's name are suggested to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741.