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Damon Ronald Cockran Sr

October 20, 1947 ~ October 13, 2021 (age 73)

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Damon Ronald Cockran, Sr, age 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at East Jefferson General Hospital due to complications from diabetes. Beloved husband to Shirley Santos Cockran for 54 years. Loving father of Damon Jr (Angela Donovan), Patrick (Tricia Young) and Kimberly. Grandfather of Christopher (Meagan Fleming), Alyssa, Gavin, Abby, Landon, and Sara. Great Grandfather of Ryleigh and Skylar. Son of the late Lloyd, Sr and Olga Deffes Cockran. Brother of Lloyd Jr (Tuyet), Fay Porche, Patty Bloecher (Bill) and his late twin brother Raymond. He is also survived by many in-laws, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Damon was born in Arabi and a resident of Metairie. He was an US Air Force Veteran during the Vietnam War and lived with his wife in Bitburg, Germany before permanently residing in Metairie. He was Master Lithography Technician for 33 years by trade, devout man of faith, and a member of the St. Francis of Assisi Rosary Group.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at St. Christopher Catholic Church, 309 Manson Ave, Metairie, LA 70001 on Monday, October 25, 2021. Visitation will be from 10:30-11:00, followed by a Memorial Mass. A military interment to follow at 1:30 at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, 34888 Grantham College Dr., Slidell, LA 70460.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 22116-7023, would be appreciated.


 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
October 25, 2021

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Christopher Catholic Church
309 Manson Ave
Metairie, LA 70001

Memorial Mass
Monday
October 25, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Christopher Catholic Church
309 Manson Ave
Metairie, LA 70001

Interment
Monday
October 25, 2021

1:30 PM
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery (Slidell, LA)

Donations

American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, Merrifield VA 22116-7023

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