Robert L. Cochran, 83, of rural Frankfort, Ind., died August 22, 2018 at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, Ind. He was born August 4, 1935 in Forest, Ind. to Clarence & Margaret (Ralph) Cochran. He married Judith A. Good on October 19, 1957 at the New Hope Church and she survives.
Mr. Cochran was a 1953 graduate of Forest High School. He was a lifelong farmer and Clinton County resident. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in Korea during the Korean War. Bob was a member of New Hope Church, Plumb Masonic Lodge #472 in Colfax for over 50 years, was a past Clinton Prairie School Board Member from 1977-1984 and during that time the Clinton Prairie Elementary School was built. He loved his children and grandchildren and attended all their activities, 4-H and sporting events. He also loved his dogs, Gigi & Sophie.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Monday, August 27, 2018 at New Hope Church, 5306 W CR 600 S, Frankfort, Ind. with the funeral service beginning at 6 p.m. at the church. Shan Sheridan will officiate. Burial will follow at Plainview Cemetery, Colfax, Ind. Memorial donations may be made to New Hope Church.
Wife: Judy A. Cochran of rural Frankfort, 1 Daughter: Cathy A. (Jay) Ayers of Frankfort, 2 Sons: Dan R. (Janie Brock) Cochran of rural Frankfort and Michael M. (Rhonda) Cochran of rural Colfax, Sister: Patricia Robertson of Forest, Ind., 7 Grandchildren: Kyle Cochran, Kari (Nate) Arnold, Calin (Grant) Ostler, A.J. Cochran, Blake (Brook) Ayers, Jessica Ayers, and Jade Ayers, 3 Great Grandchildren: Olivia and Avery Arnold, and Isabelle Ayers, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by 2 infant children and 1 Great Granddaughter, Avery Blaire Ayers.