Gary Leigh Cockrell
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Gary Leigh Cockrell
  • October 9, 1945 - November 2, 2017
  • Winter Garden, Florida

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Gary Cockrell, 72 of Winter Garden, FL and formerly of Douglasville, GA passed away on November 2, 2017. Gary was born in Norfolk, Virginia on October 9, 1945. Gary was an educator teaching high school Math and Science and enjoyed seeing kids grow and learn. He was a member of the Forest Lake Seventh Day Adventist Church in Apopka, FL. Gary loved sports including Alabama football and the Atlanta Braves. The joy of his life was being with his family, spending time together at Disney and loved being a grandfather. Gary is survived by his beloved wife Karen; his daughters: Deanna Rader and husband Jason, Kari Oakman and husband Jeff; his brothers and sister: C. Randolph Cockrell and wife Ann, Deborah Streifling and husband Byron and Kevin Cockrell and wife Bonnie; his sister in law, Lynda Cockrell; his grandchildren: Jordan Rader, Jaret Rader, Ansleigh Oakman and Joshua Oakman and by many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.



Family services have already been held in Florida.