James Irvin Cockfield, 91, of Guyton, Ga., died Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 at St. Joseph's Hospital.
He was born in Scranton, S.C., and was a veteran, of both WW II and the Korean Conflict, having served in the US Navy, as a Commander. He was a graduate of Newberry College in Newberry, S.C., where he received a Bachelor's Degree. He retired in 1970 from General Motors, having worked as an Adjustor and Appraiser.
He was Past Master of "Round Lodge #270, AFM", in Cottageville, S.C., and the York Rite Commandery.
He was a member of Windsor Forest Baptist Church, where he served on the Board of Deacons. He loved to fish and hunt, with his children.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Reeves Cockfield of Guyton, Ga; daughter, Sherrie C. Bisbee (Robert), of Guyton, Ga; 2 sons, James I. Cockfield, Jr., (Fran) of Savannah, Ga; and Harry Cockfield, of Cottageville, S.C., a sister, JoAnn Bolyn of Hemingway, SC, 4 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and 1 great great granddaughter.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Friday at Fairhaven Funeral Home – Hubert C. Baker Chapel.
Graveside Services: 1 p.m.Saturday in Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park, with Rev. Archie Seabrooks officiating.
, 6600 Abercorn St., Savannah, Ga 31405.