Johnny Vernon Cocke
January 5, 1945 – June 21, 2021
Johnny Vernon Cocke, 76, of Bumpass passed away Monday, June 21,2021 at Bon Secours St.
Mary’s Hospital Richmond, VA.
Johnny loved working on cars and equipment, fishing, NASCAR racing, and spending time with family
and friends, and his two best friends Kleigh, and Zac his beloved puppy dogs.
He was preceded in death by his parents the late Thomas and Margaret Cocke; one sister Juanita
Johnny is survived by his loving wife, Dottie Leigh; four daughters, Joni Anderson (Shawn), Margaret
Diane Linton, Mary Gale Smith (Timmy), and Deborah Cocke; four grandchildren, Jessica Ketterman,
Kevin Smith, Harry Cocke, and Colton Anderson; three great-grandchildren, McKenna Ketterman,
Jacoby Cocke, and Bo Smith; one brother Robert Cocke (Sharon); several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the home of Johnny and Dottie,
60 Clearview Lane Bumpass, Va 23024. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American
Cancer Society in Johnny’s memory.