Charles/Buddy (at least, that's what your nickname was when you were a little tyke! -- this is Melodie, Thomas' oldest 1/2 sister. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
...we have a lot of catching up to do (35 years worth, to be more precise).
Daddy (Thomas Otho Cockes) was killed Feb 19, 1975. He married your mother, Louise around 1973/74, I think. I haven't seen Thomas (Linda & I still call him "Tommy" to this date) in about 14 years.
What happened to Shannon (Sissy)?