Colonel James K. Cockrell, Jr.

  • Born: February 26, 1921
  • Died: January 27, 2014
  • Location: Falls Church, Virginia

Everly Community Funeral Care

6161 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22044

everlyfuneralhomes@stei.com
Tel. (703) 532-5161

Tribute & Message From The Family


Colonel James K. Cockrell, 92, of Falls Church, Virginia passed away on Monday, January 27, 2014 at INOVA Alexandria Hospital. Colonel Cockrell was a graduate of the class of '42 West Point Military Academy. After retiring from the Army he worked for Cornell Aeronautical Labs. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 45 years, Norma P. Cockrell. Survivors include his five children, Chris Cockrell, Rosemary Cook (Gary Cook), Eve Cockrell, John Paige (Ann Heard) and Knox Cockrell; three grandchildren, Carrie Ann Medina, Christine Cockrell, and Nicholas Paige; and three great grandchildren, Kaya, Avery, and Jordyn. A funeral service will be held at Everly Community Funeral Care, 6161 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA on Saturday, February 8th at 1:00pm with visitation one hour prior. A reception will follow at the residence. Interment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.