Obituary for Richard Junior Cockman of Carthage

Richard Junior Cockman, age 82, of Carthage, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at his home. 

A native of Moore County, he was the son of the late Gurney and Lillie (Crabtree) Cockman. He worked for over 30 years as a truck driver for the North Carolina Department of Transportation. 
He is predeceased by his wife Shirley Furr Cockman; his step-daughter, Jeannie Horney; his brother, Lester Cockman, and his sister, Johnsie Wood.

He is survived by his grandchildren, Brianna Horney of Southern Pines and  Seth Horney of Jackson Springs; and his sister, Helen Cockman Edwards of Sanford and his longtime companion Ann Key.

Funeral services were held 2:00 pm, Sunday, November 21, 2021, at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home, with the Pastor Eugene Ussery officiating. Burial followed at the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Putnam.

Services entrusted to Fry and Prickett Funeral Home 

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