IDABEL, Okla.—John Calvin Cockrill, 73, of Idabel died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in a Paris, Texas, hospital.

Mr. Cockrill was born Dec. 26, 1938, in Antlers, Okla. He was a millwright. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Nina Sue Henson-Cockrill.

Survivors include his wife, Glenda Cockrill; seven children, Johnnie Sue Cockrill-Hill of Broken Bow, Okla., Nancy Cockrill Worley and Cindy J. Cockrill of Prosper, Texas, Jeremy C. Cockrill of Plano, Texas, Jessica Cockrill of Tulsa, Okla., John Calvin Cockrill Jr. and Dylan Cockrill of Idabel.

Graveside services will be 3:30 p.m. Monday at Antlers City Cemetery with James Washington officiating. Burial will be under direction of Nunley’s Funeral Home.

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Published: 10/14/2012