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H. Lloyd Cockerham, Sr.

02/21/1937 - 01/13/2020

Obituary for H. Lloyd Cockerham, Sr.

H. Lloyd Cockerham, Sr., 82, a native and life-long resident of Denham Springs, LA, passed away on January 13, 2020. Born on February 21, 1937, he was a 1955 graduate of Denham Springs High School and a business owner of Cockerham Floor Covering. He established the Floor Covering business in 1966 until his retirement in 2008. He was an excellent craftsman in woodworking, stained glass, leather working and blacksmithing. He enjoyed handcrafting many items to loved ones. He was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and former member of the Denham Springs Lions Club. He was also a longtime member of the Griffon’s Drug Store coffee club. Survived by his son, H. Lloyd Cockerham, Jr., a daughter-in-law, Angela Saxon Cockerham and a grandson Cameron Lloyd Cockerham, all of Denham Springs and a granddaughter, Lauren Elizabeth Cockerham Romero and husband Carlos Romero of Denham Springs and granddaughter Mary Catherine Cockerham of Breaux Bridge; and three great-grandchildren Leanna, Landon and Lance Romero. He is proceeded in death by his wife of 51 years, Nesta DeLaras Rancher (Rencher) Cockerham; by his parents, Norwood William Cockerham and Ila Julia Rushing Cockerham. Paternal grandfather, Julius Jumile “Jule” Cockerham and maternal grandfather Edward I. Rushing. Graveside service at Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery, Wednesday, January 15 at 1:00 p.m. in Denham Springs. Honorary pallbearers will be the Denham Springs Firefighters that were always there to help him with his flooring business on their days off. In lieu of flowers, donations may be to Denham Springs Professional Firefighters Local 3351, P.O. Box 1803, Denham Springs, LA 70727. Arrangements entrusted to Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs.

Services

15
Jan

Graveside Service

01:00 PM
Hebron Baptist Cemetery
Hwy 16
Denham Springs, LA 70726
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I met Llloyd thirty five years ago when I contracted him to do a job at my house at the time. I write this short memory becuase although I never met his family I did get to know him at the time. I was so impressed by him, his demeanor, his honesty and his desire to do not just good work but excellent quality eork. Years later I called him for some advice on a ob and he was very kind in addressing my questions. It is ironic that about two months ago my wife and I were looking at some problems with our flooring and we said that we needed to and would call Loyd. when I opened the newspaper today and saw his obituary a great sadness overcame and led me to write this. A great man has left us. May God open those doors quickly for his eternal life.
- Jose Gonzalez
Gonna miss you.
- Steve Ballmer
Dearest Loyd, Jr. and family-we are sad for the passing of your dad and will be praying for you all. We love your family as part our own. Enjoyed many memories with you and your family. The angels in heaven are rejoicing with a new candidate to worship our Lord. May God grant you peace. With much love, D.C. and Barbara Ballard and Brenda (Ballard)and Jimmy Edwards families mourn with you.
- Brenda Edwards

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