James R. Cocquyt, Sr.

  • Born: March 12, 1941
  • Died: October 11, 2016
  • Location: South Bend, Indiana

Tribute & Message From The Family

James was born on March 12, 1941 and passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

James was a resident of South Bend, Indiana at the time of passing.

Jim was in the first graduating class at the new St. Bavo Catholic School in 1954-55; he graduated from St. Joseph Catholic High School in 1959 and from the University of Notre Dame in 1963.

There will be no formal visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday October 14 at 1 p.m. in St. Bavo Catholic Church Mishawaka with Monsignor William Schooler officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the St. Joseph County Humane Society 2506 Grape Rd. Mishawaka IN 46545 or the Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka Kansas 66675 or Gibault School for Boys 5901 Dixie Bee Rd Terre Haute IN 47802.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My heart goes out to the Cocquyt family. Jim always so kind to me, encouraging and a listening ear. I was always so impressed the way he would help out at the restaurant with any kind of work, he didn't mind, he would do whatever.

Posted by Rocky Geans - South Bend, IN   October 20, 2016

Vicki and Family
Don and I are so sorry to hear that Jim passed away. He was a kind generous man with a great smile. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Posted by Linda Weber - Osceola, IN   October 17, 2016

To the Cocquyt family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May your memories sustain you during this difficult time. He was a wonderful man.

Posted by Pattie Gates    October 16, 2016

Deepest Sympathy and Heartfelt Condolences to the entire Cocquyt Family.

Posted by Jim Gadacz - south bend, IN   October 14, 2016

Deeply sorry for your lost of a wonderful loving person. may he rest in peace.

Posted by Ed & Christine Copenhaver - Logansport, IN   October 14, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are for the Cocquyt family during this time of grief.

Posted by Jeff & Diana Dome - Mishawaka   October 14, 2016

Our deepest sympathy to all the family. We keep you in our prayers.
Chris and Rick Kerby

Posted by A friend   October 14, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Jeff & Geri Vlasicak - Cassopolis, MI   October 14, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers to Vicki and the Cocquyt family during this time of grief.

Posted by M. Turner and T. Sparks - South Bend, IN   October 14, 2016

Our deepest sympathy in your loss. May you
find peace in the beautiful memories he left with you and your family.
God Bless and keep all of you.

Posted by Nate and Sylvia - Evansville, IN   October 13, 2016

My heartfelt condolences to all the Cocquyt family. Hold each other close in love and memories.

Posted by Tim Thilman - Atlanta, GA   October 13, 2016

Our prayers and sympathy to Jim's wife Vicki and Jim's entire family. Jim's kind and gentle spirit will enhance Heaven and lighten the way for others to follow. Eternal rest Jim Cocquyt.

Posted by Tom & Jill Deka - Lakeland, FL   October 13, 2016

To all the Cocquyt family my deepest condolences. Ken Soice

Posted by Kenneth Soice - Mishawaka, IN   October 13, 2016

Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Posted by Holly and Steve Hubner - South Bend, IN   October 13, 2016

Remembering the "Good Times" with Jim and all the Cocquyt Family at Eagle.

Posted by John Lawrence II - Simpsonville, KY   October 13, 2016

Condolences to all the family, especially son Jim, who we knew best from Northside Little League. The Kucela's. Lynn, Scott, and Todd .

Posted by Karolyn Kucela - Mishawaka, IN   October 13, 2016

Always a gentleman.One we should all emulate.
My condolences to his family.

Posted by Andy Spite - Mishawaka, IN   October 13, 2016

To all the Cocquyt family, my deepest sympathy and prayers for you all during this time. May you all find peace during this troulbed time.

Posted by Stephen Bultinck - Lafayette, IN   October 13, 2016