Hockett, Dale Eugene
Birth: Thursday, September 01, 1932
Residence: Bryantown, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the age of 85
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Crozet, Virginia
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Dale Eugene Hockett, age 85 of Bryantown, Maryland, died March 20, 2018 at Sagepoint Senior Living Center. He was the son of Malcolm Campbell Hockett and Susan Shelton Hockett. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Joyce Coleman Hockett; his brother, Daniel E. Hockett; and his sisters, Ruth Hockett Fennell (John) and Mabel Louise Bowie. Also survived by a number of cousins.
Dale was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served in the Korean Conflict. He is a retired professional transporter for the Defense Mapping Agency (United States Government) for 20 plus years. He was member of Hughesville Baptist Church, the American Legion Post in La Plata, Maryland, and the VFW Post. He was a top pool player in the Southern Maryland Pool League and enjoyed fishing, boating, hunting, trips to Florida, drawing, crossword puzzles, his TV shows, and most important, NASCAR (especially Chevy cars).
Friends received on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 5PM until time of American Legion Service and the Funeral Service at 7PM at Hughesville Baptist Church, 8505 Leonardtown Road, Hughesville, Maryland 20637. Interment on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1PM at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, 4545 Garth Road, Crozet, Virginia 22987. with Marine Corps Honors. Memorials in Dale's name are asked to Hughesville Baptist Church, 8505 Leonardtown Road, Hughesville, Maryland 20637.