Robert L. Cochran

August 22, 2018

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.

Survived by:

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.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by 2 infant children and 1 Great Granddaughter, Avery Blaire Ayers.


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18 Condolences for “Robert L. Cochran”

  1. Barbara Decker August 23, 2018 at 9:30 pm

    Prayers for the Cochran family. So very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing.

  2. Jeff Wilcox August 24, 2018 at 5:53 am

    Praying for the family. Sorry for your loss.

  3. Ed and Jackie Smith August 24, 2018 at 9:06 am

    We are thinking and praying for your family. Bob was a great person and we have had so many great memories together through the years. Heaven has a special Angel now.

  4. Chenoa Splittorff August 24, 2018 at 9:28 am

    Very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

    The Splittorff Family

  5. Glenda Goldsberry Clossin August 24, 2018 at 9:49 am

    So sorry to here about Bobs passing. He always had a joke, smile on his face and a kind word. A true gentleman. He will be missed. Our sympathy to Judy and the Cochran family. God Bless.

  6. Jan Kersey August 24, 2018 at 11:23 am

    Dear Judy, Cathy and family, So very sorry to read of Bob’s passing. Just wanted you to know I am thinking of you at this time and prayers will be sent forth in your name. Memories are wonderful and you will cherish yours I’m sure.
    Jan K.

  7. Charlie and Sue Fink August 24, 2018 at 11:49 am

    Judy and family.
    We send our sympathy to the entire family on your loss. We have so many great memories of Bob as a board member and friend. He will be missed by his family and the community Sending prayers to comfort everyone in the days to come..
    Charlie and Sue Fink

  8. Brenda Goldsberry August 24, 2018 at 12:10 pm

    Sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Whenever I saw him he would ask if I was still a IU fan. He will be missed. God bless Judy and your family.

  9. Rhonda Fish-Johston August 24, 2018 at 4:57 pm

    Prayers for Judy and the Cochran family. Bob was a great guy and will be missed.

  10. Deborah Reagan August 25, 2018 at 9:27 am

    A very nice man who will be sorely missed. Deepest condolences.

  11. Larry and Sandy Laughner August 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Judy, you and your family will be in our prayers.

  12. Rudy and Emma Salinas August 26, 2018 at 9:45 am

    Dan , Janie and family, So sorry for your lost of your father, Dan. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers, our Deepest sympathy and Respect , to the Robert L. Cochran family. We Hhpe God gives you the strength in this difficult time. Take care and God Bless you all, Rudy and Emma Salinas

  13. Wayne & Karen Patchett August 26, 2018 at 8:03 pm

    Judy & family. Please know that our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of Bob’s passing. He was a fine man and will be greatly missed by many. Treasure your memories. Wayne & Karen

  14. Susan Davis August 26, 2018 at 8:52 pm

    Judy, Cathy, Blake, Jessica, and Jade,

    I’m very sorry for your loss. Know that you are in my prayers.

  15. Phil Ramsey Family August 26, 2018 at 9:41 pm

    Our thoughts and condolences for you all during these hard and difficult days. Hopefully sadness will dissipate with each new sunrise and you will be comforted with warm memories. God Bless,
    Phil, Pam, Chris and Allison Ramsey

  16. Dick and Sharon Wyrick August 27, 2018 at 7:14 am

    Dear Judy and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  17. Douglas Colter August 28, 2018 at 3:17 pm

    Prayers for the family!

  18. Nicki Stillings August 29, 2018 at 11:25 pm

    I am sorry to learn of this. Such a nice man.

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