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William David Sockwell

October 11, 1928 ~ June 10, 2017 (age 88)

The Piano Brothers
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William David Sockwell, 88, of Tuscumbia, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 11 A.M. until 1 P.M. at Colbert Memorial Chapel. The funeral service will follow at 1 P.M. in the chapel, with burial in Colbert Memorial Gardens. Officiating will be Brother Ted Vafeas and Brother Charlie James.

David was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church and worked for TVA from 1952 until 1987. He was a 1946 graduate of Deshler High School and graduated from Florence State Teachers College.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hollis and Ella Sockwell; wife, Joyce Sockwell; brother, Joel Sockwell; son, Steve Sockwell; and special aunt, Lula Mae Sockwell.

He is survived by his sons, Stan Sockwell, of Muscle Shoals, Dr. Craig Sockwell (Suanne), of Muscle Shoals, and Carl Sockwell (Patti), of Pinson, AL; grandchildren, Samantha, Chad, Chris, Kevin, Stuart, Drew, Forrest, Kirstin, Amanda, and Taylor; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Colbert Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.


Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/



 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
June 14, 2017

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 14, 2017

1:00 PM
Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Interment
Wednesday
June 14, 2017

2:00 PM
Colbert Memorial Gardens
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674


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