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 Richard Douglas Cocke

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Richard Douglas Cocke

Birth
Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, USA
Death 12 Dec 1985 (aged 56)
Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Mr. Cocke left no written instructions to be buried. Therefore, his ashes were scattered.
Memorial ID 173668143 View Source
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Father: James Luther Cocke, I

Mother: Bessie Caroline Thompson

* Richard Cocke spent 1951-1953 in the service of the U.S. Army at Ft. Eustis, VA where he attained the rank of corporal.

* After Mr. Cocke's demise, his body was cremated and his ashes given to his legal, next-of-kin. Mr. Cocke's ashes were scattered in a peaceful, rural location. Mr. Cocke did not stipulate an earth burial of his ashes - period.

* Therefore, Mr. Cocke is not buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City, MI (please see letter on this memorial page from Oakwood Cemetery, which is Photo #2).

* Mr. Cocke transferred his considerable assets out of his name prior to his death. Therefore, see the third (#3 and #4) document (Photos #3 and #4) , which is not showing, for a synopsis of Mr. Cocke's financial obligations at the time of his death. Mr. Cocke made absolutely no provisions for paying his debts.

* Mr. Cocke has a child and legal next-of-kin. Therefore, do not transfer, alter, or delete this memorial (see document/photo #5 which is a birth certificate/legal document on this memorial page). Mr. Cocke also has additional legal next-of-kin which includes a grandson and three great-grandchildren.

A man's character is his fate." - Heraclitus

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Mr. Cocke's ashes were scattered in a peaceful, rural setting.

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  • Created by: Karen Sleva
  • Added: 9 Dec 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 173668143
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/173668143/richard-douglas-cocke : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Douglas Cocke (16 Sep 1929–12 Dec 1985), Find a Grave Memorial ID 173668143, ; Maintained by Karen Sleva (contributor 47691610) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Mr. Cocke left no written instructions to be buried. Therefore, his ashes were scattered..