Staff Sgt. Randy Douglas Bocook

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Staff Sgt. Randy Douglas Bocook 72, of Bryson City, died in his home, January 20, 2019.

He was the son of the late Jerious Bocook of Asheland, Kentucky and Lola Clemons Bocook of Vance’s Creek, Quincy, Kentucky. He was active duty US Army for 12 years and in the US Army Reserves for two years. He earned his BS in Criminology at St. Leo and served in Corrections in Georgia and in NC as a jailer for the Swain County Sheriff’s Department. He was with the US Dept. of the Interior as a Social Service Assistant in the residential program at the Oconaluftee Job Corps Center in Cherokee, NC for 12 years. In retirement he co-facilitated domestic violence and sex offender treatment groups for Alternatives and Gateway Clinics in Bryson City and Hazelwood, NC.

Surviving are his wife of 26 years, Lisa Barco Bocook of Bryson City, his children, Randy Douglas Bocook, Jr. of Richmond Hill, GA, Kelley Bocook Campbell of Midway, GA, Christine M. Whitlock of Memphis, TN, grandchildren: Donna-Michelle, Amber, Taylor, Madison, Reagan, Harrison, Katie, Merrik, Darien, Bryce, Taylor-Rose, Tommy, Summer, Shelby, and 6 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were  held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 26, at Crisp Funeral Home in Bryson City. Rev. James P. Cahill and Rev. Daniel Coffey officiated. Internment was private at the family plot.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated for memorial services and additional expenses. Please send donations Lisa Bocook P O Box 885, Bryson City, NC 28713.

Smoky Mountain Times

Mailing Address:
PO Box 730
1 River Street
Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
Fax: 828-488-0315