Hugh I. Cockrill, 89, of The Plains, Ohio, died Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Athens, Ohio, under hospice care.

He was a Navy Seabee serving in the Pacific during WWII and was recalled during the Korean War.

A memorial service for Hugh will be held at noon on Thursday, July 7, 2016, at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home.

The Rev. Keith Walder will be officiating. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Burial will take place in the Chillicothe City Cemetery.

Hugh’s online memorial website may be viewed at