Beloved father, cherished grandfather and treasured brother, uncle and friend, Gregory Joe Cockrell, age 64, passed away in Longview, Texas on March 28, 2021. Gregory was born on September 20, 1956 in Marshall, Texas to Herschel Cockrell and Mary Alice George.
Gregory is preceded in death by his wife, Nelda Jo Cockrell; his father, Herschel Cockrell; his mother, Mary Alice and stepfather, Allen Peteet. He is survived by his children, Meagan Cockrell, Martha Gauthier (Dustin) and Ada Wintle; his grandchildren, Trey Allen, Sam Wintle, Caden Williams, Callee Cockrell, Lexi Wintle, Cannon Hamblen, Everett Gauthier and Conor Hamblen; brothers, David Cockrell and Steve Cockrell (Tara); numerous nieces, nephews and other special family members and friends.
Gregory graduated from Marshall High School and proudly served his country in the United States Army. He spent many years as a fabricator for a welding service company. Gregory loved to fish, camp and garden, but his greatest passion was spending time with his family who he loved dearly. Gregory was well loved and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Online condolences may be offered at www.meadowbrookfh.com
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