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Eben Hoyt Cockley

Death 4 Mar 2010 (aged 92)
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 49449850 · View Source
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Eben Cockley, 92, died at VNA Hospice House, Vero Beach, FL. He was born in Cleveland, OH and lived in Vero Beach since 1982.

He graduated from University School (1936), Dartmouth College (1940) and the University of Michigan Law School (1942). He served three years in the Army, first as a private mule driver in the artillery 10th Mountain Division, then as a 2nd lieutenant in a field artillery observation unit. He was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds he received at Remagen, Germany. He was a partner at the Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue law firm from 1946-1982 and a member of Nisi Prius, a lawyers' society in Cleveland. He was the first president of The Moorings Club and president of the Moorings Property Owners Association in Vero Beach.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Vanneman Cockley; son, Dave Cockley; daughter, Kris Le Falchier; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Sservices: A memorial service will be at 11a March 15 at The Community Church Chapel.


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  • Added: 9 Mar 2010
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