Graveside services for Roger Steven (Steve) Cockman, 72, Pottersville, Missouri, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Pottersville Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. The family will hold a Memorial Service at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 29, 2023 at Center of God Church, 4474 State Route K, West Plains. Family and friends are invited to a gathering at 4Corners Store, KK & AD Hwy after the conclusion of the graveside service.
Mr. Cockman passed away early Tuesday morning, April 25, 2023 from complications from COPD and emphysema after a three year battle with cancer.
He was born February 23, 1951, at Greensboro, North Carolina, to Hubert Cockman and Stella Johnson Cockman. Before his retirement, Steve worked at University of Arkansas, Little Rock. He loved spending time with his daughter and grandkids, cutting and raking hay every season and helping his neighbors mend fences and work cattle.
He is survived by his domestic partner of twenty-five years, Carol Bishop; son, Joseph Steven Williams, Mount Vernon Arkansas; daughter, Lisa Terry, West Plains; and four grandchildren, Nehemiah Bishop, Lexus Kamm, Coral Kamm and James Kamm.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Pottersville Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775.