William Lawrence Cooksey
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William Lawrence Cooksey
  • July 14, 1950 - August 7, 2017
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia

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William "Bill" Lawrence Cooksey, 67, passed away on Monday in Virginia Beach. Bill was born in Norfolk, VA to the late William and Joan Cooksey. He was predeceased as well by his sister, Suzanne. Bill was a surveyor with Gallup Surveyor's and Engineers throughout his life. When he wasn't working he was devoting his time to his family. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Cooksey; daughter, Rachel Thomas and husband, Matthew and their children, Beachlynn, Blakely, and Bayla; daughter, Katie Cooksey; brother, John Cooksey, III; sister, Nancy Carrollo and husband, Sonny; nephew and nieces, John W. Cooksey, IV and wife, Melanie, Joan Stokes and husband, Chris, Nancy Carrollo; great nephew and nieces, Carson, Miranda, Nick, Dylan and Addison; mother-in-law, Vivian Janik and family.
A memorial service will be held at 2pm, Saturday at Kellum Funeral Home for family and close friends. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.kellumfuneralhome.com.