Paul Cockerham, age 80, of Princeton and formerly of Fredonia, passed away Saturday, May 18, at Caldwell Medical Center. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and was a member of Kuttawa First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen Jo Pearson Cockerham, his parents, Emory Clay Cockerham and Essie Mae Stamper Cockerham, his step mother, Marie S. Cockerham and one brother, Michael D. Cockerham.

Survivors are: one sister, Patricia Pinnegar, Princeton; two brothers, Robert H Cockerham, Jacksonville, Fla. and Ronald E. Cockerham, St. Augustine, Fla.; caregiver, Micah Flood, Princeton and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial visitation will be Friday, May 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kuttawa First Baptist Church. Memorial services will be Friday, May 24 at 2 p.m. at the church with Bro. Carl Nelson officiating.

Lakeland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Kuttawa First Baptist Church Building Fund, 316 Walnut Street, Kuttawa, KY 42055.

You may light a candle or leave a message for the family at: www.lakelandchapel.com.

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