Ricky Edward Cockrell, 60, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at Delta Health System - The Medical Center in Greenville.
Ricky was born Oct. 6, 1960 in Shaw, to Wylie Gaston Cockrell and Rosie Lee Roncali Cockrell. He was self-employed in construction and brick masonry. Ricky was a very generous person and would give the shirt off his back to help someone. He was an avid hunter and loved working with his hands. Ricky had a deep love for his daughters and his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Monroe Cockrell.
Ricky is survived by his wife of 43 years, Teresa Mitchell Cockrell; three daughters, Angie Cockrell (Chris) Gordon, Amanda Cockrell and Ashley Cockrell, all of Indianola; one brother, David (Brenda) Cockrell of Indianola; one sister, Dianne (Mike) Smyth of Yellville, Ark.; and five grandchildren, Amber Gordon, Rickey Gordon, Edward Flemings, Lydia Flemings and Walter Cockrell.
The family received friends from 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral service Monday, March 1 at Burton Funeral Home. Burial followed in Indianola City Cemetery.
The Rev. Pete Roncali officiated at the services.
Burton Funeral Home of Indianola was entrusted with arrangements.
The online guestbook may be signed at www.burtonfuneralhome.net