He was born on June 23, 1927 he son of the late James Cochran and Mary Ettie (Lee) Cochran.
Mr. Cochran was a member of the American Legion, a US Army veteran, and member of the Sunset Church of Christ in Nashville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Erma Bernice McLaughlin Cochran; and siblings.
Survivors include: two sons, Roy Cochran and wife, Vicki of Bartlett, Tennessee and Loy Cochran and wife, Jeannie of Nashville; grandsons, Robbie Cochran and wife, Rena of Nashville, Daniel Cochran and wife, Cassie of Mt. Vernon, Texas; granddaughters, Clara Pope and husband, Josh of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and Emily Sanders and husband, Justin of Arlington, Tennessee; and great grandchildren, Katie Cochran, Jarrod Cochran, Christina Cochran, Isaac Cochran, Carson Pope, and Cameron Pope; and a host of other relatives and friends mourn his passing.
Services will be on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Latimer Funeral Home Chapel in Nashville. Burial to follow in Nashville Cemetery under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Thursday before the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Southern Children’s Home in Morrilton, Arkansas.
You may send a sympathy message to www.latimerfuneralhome.com.