Robert S. Cockroft

May 3, 1920November 8, 2012

On November 8, 2012, ROBERT S. COCKROFT passed away. He is the beloved husband of the late Ada H. Cockroft (nee Johnson); loving father of Alice Oates and husband Jack and Carolyn Cockroft and husband Christopher Brown; cherished grandfather of Amy Oates; dear brother of Natalie Ragon and the late William S. Cockroft.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 14th from 9-10AM at Christ Episcopal Church; 6800 Oakland Mills Road; Columbia, MD 21045; where a funeral service will follow at 10AM. Interment to follow at Pohick Episcopal Church Cemetery in Lorton, VA. Arrangements by Witzke Funeral Homes, Inc. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ Episcopal Church at the above address or Pohick Episcopal Church; 9301 Richmond Highway; Lorton, VA 22079 or Boy Scouts of America; 701 Wyman Park Drive; Baltimore MD 21211.


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 14, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Robert S. Cockroft

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December 15, 2012

Dear Alice and Carolyn,
We are so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. We have just learned the news and regret being so late in contacting you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
Ft Meade Chapter of Military Officers Association of America

November 11, 2012

May the God of all comfort provide you with comfort duuring this difficult time. 1 Peter 4:7